Gigabyte H170 Gaming 3 w/ 6600K
I have a Cooler Master D92 cooler, which I've been told in the past could pretty easily get my 6600K up to 4ghz. I want to overclock my 6600K on this motherboard. I know it's not the ideal mobo for OC but I just want to get any extra speed I can out of it. I can provide pictures, whatever you need. Thanks ahead of time.
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sizzling said:Your motherboard doesn't support cpu overclocking.
Is this website wrong then? http://laptopmedia.com/highlights/gigabyte-h170-gaming-3-preview-an-affordable-motherboard-suitable-for-overclocking-and-crossfire-configurations/
I'm not trying to sound sarcastic, I've run into this problem many times with websites just being straight up wrong
Not seen a H170 support overclocking since they were first released and that functionality soon disappeared. Here this was the same question http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answers/id-2993387/overclocking-h170-chipset.html
Looks ok but I have never read a review of it, try looking up some reviews first. Also is overclocking really worth spending that much when you already have a working setup? Have you found you are maxing out your cpu, is an extra 10-15% worth it? If you are not pushing your cpu to its limits you are likely not going to notice any gains from overclocking.
Yeah, I wasn't originally planning on overclocking (obviously) because my Core 2 Quad lasted me like 8 years before I decided I needed to step up, so I trust Intel will last a while. My other specs are 16gb of RAM and a 1070, as good as this processor is, I think it still bottlenecks just a little bit.