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 b 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... 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 Related resources HELP! Overclocking the i5-2500k - Forum I5-2500k overclocking - Forum I5-2500k first time overclocking , help please - Forum Which Z77 motherboard is best for overclocking i5-2500k & GTX 660 Ti? - Forum Overclocking my i5-2500k - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Ubrales a b 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). iceclock a c 77 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 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 :] iceclock a c 77 à CPUs a b K Overclocking February 16, 2013 3:52:05 AM cheers. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] king-guide ForumOverclocking my i5-2500K safely ForumI5-2500k Overclocking Question ForumOverclocking i5-2500k Need help please! ForumOverclocking my i5-2500k on a asus z68 + an asus gtx 560 ti ForumI5-2500k stock voltage overclocking ForumOverclocking the i5-2500K with Zalman CNPS10X Performa ForumIntel Core i5-2500K overclocking need help plz ForumOverclocking i5-2500k Gigabyte z68x-ud3h-b3 ForumOverclocking my i5-2500k - ASRock Extreme 7 Gen 3 Questions ForumIs this compatible? ForumFX 8350 Overclocking settings ForumBest cpu cooler for Overclocking ForumOverclocking an old CPU ForumI5 overclocking issue? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !