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overclocking i7 8700k

hi my pc has a i7 8700k and the core clock is at 3.7ghz the max speed is 4.7ghz
should i overclock to 4.7 or 4.2ghz or anything different
my cpu cooler is the corsair h100v2
 

keynes

Multiverse Poster
Is there a specific need for the overclock? With overclocking there is trial and error. You can find guides online on how to do it
 

SpyderTracks

Bingo Bango Orchestrator
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ive looked online but not sure how to do it still

Overclocking can usually be done via the motherboard for a small increase. A manual overclock is quite complex and should only be done if you know what you’re doing as you can fry the whole build if you don’t.

As said previously, why do you need to overclock?
 
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