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Need help overclocking a Intel 4690K/MSI Gaming 5

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Benching Team Leader Super Moderator
Dec 19, 2012
A bit more info would help a lot.
How did you try to OC it?
The best way is to leave volts on stock initially and raise the multiplier until you find instability. You can't just assume it'll run a 4.8 with x voltage you need to test your system since they never overclock like someone elses does.


Dec 10, 2003
Or you could raise the core voltage to the maxim safe limit and overclock to maxim stable overclock then lower your voltage to see how low you can go.