Overclocking a i5 8600k

Would these part be good enough to overclock the i5 8600k to 5ghz or something close to that.

Parts
-https://pcpartpicker.com/list/
-Mobo MSI Z370M Mortar
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  1. Is that the right part list? it shows an i5-8400. Also I think the Hyper212 EVO will limit you
    Reply to Snipergod87
  2. That is the default link to partpicker, that was whatever build you were last looking at.


    @gardlykke You need to use the permalink to show others your build.
    Reply to Eximo
  3. Snipergod87 said:
    Is that the right part list? it shows an i5-8400. Also I think the Hyper212 EVO will limit you


    Here:
    https://pcpartpicker.com/list/yD6vpb
    Reply to gardlykke
  4. Eximo said:
    That is the default link to partpicker, that was whatever build you were last looking at.


    @gardlykke You need to use the permalink to show others your build.


    Thanks
    Reply to gardlykke
  5. Hyper 212 is perfectly fine for overclocking. My 2500k @ 4.6ghz is still just fine, and I just built my brother a 7600k with a Hyper 212. We are in the process of overclocking it, but so far (as expected) no issues from using this air cooler. You only need a closed loop system if you are going for the look. IMO, even though I have an H115 on my 6700k, closed loop systems are over rated and only eye candy.

    I would also get some GSkill 3200 RAM instead of that 2666 corsair.

    If you go with a 7600k instead of the 8600k, you will save money and get a higher overclock with cooler temps. More cores = more heat.

    Please for the love of all that is holy buy a gold certified PSU.
    Reply to DarkOutlaw
  6. All I would change is the power supply. Get something a little better at least 650w - gold. I have the 8600K at it is awesome. Have overclocked to 4.9GHz without any headaches and rune cool...will go for 5GHz as soon as I work out best settings for my Gigabyte Z370 Ulta gaming motherboard.
    Reply to vMax
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