What's the safest temp and voltage for my CPU?

I had a new PC last august 26 and its rocking with an i7 7700k cooled with corsair h60 hydro series and a B250m Mortar motherboard. All i wanna do is overclock it to its limit. My only problem is that, i dont know if my cooler or my motherboard will handle it. pls help
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  1. LOL
    .... ehm... sorry...
    but B250 DOESN'T support OC
    only the Z series mobo can do that :)
    so unfortunately, u're stuck on using an unlocked CPU on a locked mobo..
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  2. Check out this recent post.
    http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-3511904/overclock-gpu-cpu-safely-setup.html#20134840

    The i7-7700K has a stock 4.0ghz clock speed so it's already clocked fairly high. If you can force it to run at the turbo speed then that is actually about the overclocked speed they get to even on a unlocked board.

    The cooler is a bit small so watch your temps. The max turbo clock might be too much for the stock voltage and your cooler. You should test it for 5-10 mins with Prime-95 or something similar.
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  3. need4speeds said:
    Check out this recent post.
    http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-3511904/overclock-gpu-cpu-safely-setup.html#20134840

    The i7-7700K has a stock 4.0ghz clock speed so it's already clocked fairly high. If you can force it to run at the turbo speed then that is actually about the overclocked speed they get to even on a unlocked board.

    The cooler is a bit small so watch your temps. The max turbo clock might be too much for the stock voltage and your cooler. You should test it for 5-10 mins with Prime-95 or something similar.


    @OP
    turbo is automatic, so u can't run it manually
    it'll go into turbo mode when it's required and the situation allowed
    what's your whole system anyway, that u want to OC that bad? i don't think it would bottleneck unless u're using a 1080ti / playing at 4k :/
    if u want to OC, u're gonna need a Z270 mobo
    how good can ur CPU handle the OC depends on the silicon lottery too, each indiviual will perform differently, so if u decided to change to a Z270 mobo, u can try to OC it step by step to see where's the sweet spot for the performance/temps (where ur rig could survive a whole stress benchmark without shutting down midway and still stay at decent temps) :)
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  4. Whole build:
    I7- 7700k
    MSI b250m mortar
    1 stick 8gb kingston hyperx fury
    corsair vs450
    gtx 1060 3gb
    silverstone redline 06-pro
    corsair h60 hydro series
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  5. Juan Wilfredo said:
    Whole build:
    I7- 7700k
    MSI b250m mortar
    1 stick 8gb kingston hyperx fury
    corsair vs450
    gtx 1060 3gb
    silverstone redline 06-pro
    corsair h60 hydro series


    that PSU is bad omen for your rig, especially if u OC it
    if u're gonna upgrade your mobo to Z, change the PSU too
    refer to this list for guidance: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html
    something like EVGA G2 perhaps
    tier 1 / 2 is recommended for overclockers
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