I5-3570K overclock Tags: CPUs Overclocking Intel i5 Last response: October 19, 2012 8:23 PM in CPUs Share keazy88 October 18, 2012 7:20:24 AM Hey guys, I just want an opinion on my overclock and wondering if everything is at safe level. i5-3570k stock @ 3.40ghz I have overclocked to: 4.40ghz 1.212v Idles at 20c I ran AIDA64 for 1hr and average temp was 45c, maximum temp was 52c. I use a Noctua 2 fan cooler. Let me know what you guys think, Thanks. More about : 3570k overclock keazy88 October 18, 2012 7:52:49 AM It ended up crashing in games so I will up the volts a little bit... m 0 l anort3 a c 227 à CPUs a c 105 K Overclocking October 18, 2012 8:11:12 AM You need to be stable in Prime 95 small FFT test for 10 to 12 hours to be sure an overclock is stable. Passing Intel Burn test is a good idea too. m 0 l Related resources Help with i5-3570k overclock on MSI? (With Screenshots) - Forum i5-3570k @ 5GHz : Keep overclock or downclock to 4.5GHz? - Forum I5-3570K 4.2GHz Overclock - Forum I Cant Overclock My i5-3570k! - Forum I5-3570K ASUS Z77 Overclock - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer neon neophyte a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking October 18, 2012 8:20:05 AM needs more volts, u have the thermal headroom. (by a lot.) m 0 l wanderer11 a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking October 18, 2012 10:50:35 AM How do you idle at 20C? Did you put your computer in a refrigerator? m 0 l keazy88 October 18, 2012 11:00:52 AM 1.236v seems to be stable in games, no more crashing... Of course temps are up a bit but only a few degrees. I'm not sure about the 20c idle now... I was reading that in easytune 6 (no longer use it) But through the bios it says 35c at idle, maybe because i changed it to constant voltage... m 0 l keazy88 October 18, 2012 11:05:13 AM anort3 said:You need to be stable in Prime 95 small FFT test for 10 to 12 hours to be sure an overclock is stable. Passing Intel Burn test is a good idea too. I will download prime now and let it run overnight, thanks. m 0 l keazy88 October 19, 2012 9:35:28 AM Ok so I ran prime95, all good... I also ran Intel Burn Test on maximum here is my result: Time (s) Speed (GFlops) Result 137.646 118.0996 3.198844e-002 Is that good....? lol m 0 l anort3 a c 227 à CPUs a c 105 K Overclocking October 19, 2012 5:05:20 PM I never paid attention to the results of IBT, I just use it like Prime 95 to see if a system is stable. How were your temps when running Prime? m 0 l Orlean a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking October 19, 2012 8:23:24 PM What program are you using to monitor temps ? I would like to see a screen shot of said temps. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow to Overclock i5-3570K? Forum Solvedoverclock an i5-3570k Forum SolvedOverclock i5-3570K on Gigabyte Z77X-D3H Forum SolvedCan I Slightly Overclock i5-3570K with Stock Cooler? Forum Solvedi5-3570k Overclock @4.5Ghz - Advice needed Forum SolvedOverclock i5-3570K with BIOSTAR H61MGC Mobo? Forum i5-3570k Overclock Stuck Forum Intel Core i5-3570k Overclock Forum Is an aftermarket cooler recommended for i5-3570K, even if I'm not going to overclock it? Forum Is a ThermoLab Trinity adequate for an I5-3570K overclock? Forum I5-3570K Overclock Question Forum Recommended overclock for i5-3570k? Forum i5-3570K Overclock Opinions/Feedback Forum How to overclock I5-3570k? Forum Overclock a i5-3570K, Asus P8Z77-V-LK Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !