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Windows 7: Highest i7 2600K Overclock

17 Mar 2012   #1
ben946210

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Pro x64, Windows 10 Home x64
 
 
Highest i7 2600K Overclock

The highest everyone seems to have is 4.3 or 4.4 (I can't remember which), hasn't anyone been able to go higher? I heard that it could go up to 5.3 water cooled.


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17 Mar 2012   #2
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

With a Corsair H80:


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17 Mar 2012   #3
loquacious

Windows 7 7600 SP1 64 Bit dual boot Windows 8 CP
 
 

I have mine o'clocked to 4.8 running 24/7 with Antec Kuhler 920
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17 Mar 2012   #4
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

I should mention that there are several here who beat my score rather handily:

http://www.sevenforums.com/overclock...overclock.html

Might have to do a search through the thread for the other 2600K folks. I know there have been a bunch of us over the last few pages.
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18 Mar 2012   #5
essenbe
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Like this one Post # 949
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18 Mar 2012   #6
ben946210

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Pro x64, Windows 10 Home x64
 
 

Wow thats pretty nice! Does anyone know the highest(safest) you can go on air cooled?
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18 Mar 2012   #7
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Stick within the limits of sane temps and reasonable voltages and who knows?

(Ignore sane temps and reasonable voltages and you might be buying a new chip...)
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19 Mar 2012   #8
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by clearfire62 View Post
The highest everyone seems to have is 4.3 or 4.4 (I can't remember which), hasn't anyone been able to go higher? I heard that it could go up to 5.3 water cooled.

Not sure where you heard that from?

Most on here have sailed past 4.6, I had this as my daily overclock for the best part of a year.

Had mine up to 5.1ghz for testing.


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