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90VetteDan

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I need a good build that will achieve at least a 5.0ghz overclock on an i7 6700k. I already have a 980 Ti GPU and Windows 10 so I just need everything else. Thanks guys!
 

Dlaw

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There's no way to guarantee that. The 6700Ks are typically topping at around 4.6GHz from what I've seen, but there's some that get into the 5GHz+ area. It's going to depend on what the CPU you end up with will do and how much money you're willing to put into cooling.
 

EarthDog

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You are going to have to get a pretty binned chip (silicon lottery.com) and hope for the best or just roll the dice. 5 GHZ 24/7 isn't remotely common on those cpus.

You will also need a custom loops to help keep temps down when you find that cherry chip.

4.9ghz for example is a top 2% chip. That is also at a fairly high voltage of 1.44 (or less) AND it's delidded. Notice it's $780 price tag... ;)
https://siliconlottery.com/products/6700k49g

4.7ghz @ 1.40v is $335
 
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90VetteDan

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You are going to have to get a pretty binned chip (silicon lottery.com) and hope for the best or just roll the dice. 5 GHZ 24/7 isn't remotely common on those cpus.

You will also need a custom loops to help keep temps down when you find that cherry chip.

4.9ghz for example is a top 2% chip. That is also at a fairly high voltage of 1.44 (or less) AND it's delidded. Notice it's $780 price tag... ;)
https://siliconlottery.com/products/6700k49g

4.7ghz @ 1.40v is $335

Interesting... Thanks for the information. I suppose I'll just go with a PcPartPicker build. Do you mind putting one together for me?

I'd like a 6700k CPU with a good cooler and Motherboard that will allow 4.6 easily. 32 GB DDR4 RAM would be nice with a sufficient power supply, SSD and case.

I really appreciate your help!
 

EarthDog

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I don't pcppicker, sorry.

You may also be hard pressed to reach 4.6ghz on air.

That said...

Grab 6700k from siliconlottery if you want a sure thing at a given voltage.
I'd grab asrock z170 extreme 6. Giga z170 gaming 5, msi z170 m5, Asus a-pro in no particular order. Really, your motherboard won't hold you back.
I'd grab a swiftech or EK 2x120mm kit to keep the cpu cool.
Ram I'd go 2x16gb ddr4 3200 cl15 or lower. Gskill is solid, but ram is ram really.
Psu for a single 1080 and 6700k I'd look at evga 650w.
Ssd.. grab samsung 850 evo or 850 pro.
Case is a personal choice.
 

Itachiii

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I don't pcppicker, sorry.

You may also be hard pressed to reach 4.6ghz on air.

That said...

Grab 6700k from siliconlottery if you want a sure thing at a given voltage.
I'd grab asrock z170 extreme 6. Giga z170 gaming 5, msi z170 m5, Asus a-pro in no particular order. Really, your motherboard won't hold you back.
I'd grab a swiftech or EK 2x120mm kit to keep the cpu cool.
Ram I'd go 2x16gb ddr4 3200 cl15 or lower. Gskill is solid, but ram is ram really.
Psu for a single 1080 and 6700k I'd look at evga 650w.
Ssd.. grab samsung 850 evo or 850 pro.
Case is a personal choice.

Since he wants to OC, wouldn't G.skill be the best choise from all the other kits out there AT THE MOMENT?
 

EarthDog

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Is he overclocking the ram? I wouldn't bother unless I was going to benchmark competatively.