Overclocking the i5-2500k Tags: CPUs Overclocking Intel i5 Product Last response: February 16, 2013 3:52 AM in CPUs Share Tsukuyomi0101 February 16, 2013 1:38:06 AM Alright so im overclocking the i5 using this guide http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cpus/2011/01/07/how-to... The first time i had the multi thread set to 1, it booted without the voltage error but got hung up on the OS boot screen [BEFORE the actual windows loading screen] After bumping it up to 3, Upon it restarting itself i get the message "Boot Failure due to overclocking or change of voltage" Anyone help? Motherboard: gigabyte Z68XP-ud3 CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K RAM: 2x4GB Patriot Gamer Series 2 Video Card: AMD HD 6900 2GB PSU: XFX 750W Hard drives: 120GB Corsair SSD 1TB 7200RPM Drive Optical Drives: DVD-RW Number of fans present: 1x 140MM 3x 230MM Heatsink: Cooler Master Hyper TX3 More about : overclocking 2500k Ubrales a c 102 à CPUs a b K Overclocking February 16, 2013 1:47:41 AM Try this guide: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/265056-29-2600k-2500k... m 0 l Tsukuyomi0101 February 16, 2013 1:51:14 AM I should also mention this is my first overclock, and almost none of that article made much sense yet o_o m 0 l Related resources Safely Overclocking i5-2500k with a Noctua NH L12 - Forum best mobo for overclocking i5-2500k - Forum Overclocking a i5-2500k cpu - Forum Need help Overclocking a i5-2500k - Forum HELP! Overclocking the i5-2500k - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Ubrales a c 102 à CPUs a b K Overclocking February 16, 2013 1:56:34 AM Tsukuyomi0101 said:I should also mention this is my first overclock, and almost none of that article made much sense yet o_o I suggest that you read and study about overclocking before you start tweaking settings. Once you become familiar with the process, overclocking is a lot of fun (and frustration). m 0 l iceclock a c 135 à CPUs a b K Overclocking February 16, 2013 2:25:19 AM your first of all using a bad cooler. if you want any decent oc out of ur cpu. id recommand buying a new cooler such as this. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 34$ and worth every penny m 0 l Tsukuyomi0101 February 16, 2013 3:31:16 AM I had been planning on upgrading it soon, that was an old cooler from my last build. Plus i could use the fan it came with for an intake/outtake to imrove preformance. Thanks for the suggestion :] m 0 l iceclock a c 135 à CPUs a b K Overclocking February 16, 2013 3:52:05 AM cheers. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved[CPU Cooler] Intel Core i5-2500K Overclocking [Help] Forum SolvedASUS p8z68-v le overclocking i5-2500k (4.5ghz) Forum SolvedI5-2500k Overclocking Question Forum Solved550 Watts Enough For i5-2500k, GTX 560 Ti, & Overclocking? Forum Advice for overclocking the i5-2500k? Forum SolvedOverclocking i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz Forum SolvedShould I overclock my Intel i5-2500k 3.30ghz? Forum Solvedi5-2500k - Overclock Help needed Forum Solvedi5-2500k on MSI P67A-g45 Overclock Forum i5-2500k and Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3P Best Overclocking Method Forum Need help Overclocking i5-2500k to 5 Ghz Forum I5-2500k overclocking Forum Solvedi5-2500k Overclocked. Question about RAM. Forum I5-2500k first time overclocking, help please Forum Which Z77 motherboard is best for overclocking i5-2500k & GTX 660 Ti? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !