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Why would you need to overclock a 5820k?

Have a new cpu and a noctua NH D15 so overclocking should be easy, but is it worth it?

It is. Overclock that sucker and get tons more performance.

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Have a new cpu and a noctua NH D15 so overclocking should be easy, but is it worth it?

 

What are you going to be using it for? I've read that some programs don't like overclocked CPUs so if you are doing a ton of editing and stuff like that you may have to check first. If you do, make sure it is really stable. 

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I thought OCing CPUs did absolutely nothing for framerate? 

That is not true for many many games.

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I thought OCing CPUs did absolutely nothing for framerate? 

Depends on the game, if it's a heavily CPU bound game you will see a boost depending on the OC

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That is not true for many many games.

 

 

What are you going to be using it for? I've read that some programs don't like overclocked CPUs so if you are doing a ton of editing and stuff like that you may have to check first. If you do, make sure it is really stable. 

 

 

It is. Overclock that sucker and get tons more performance.

What do you think a good overclock i should aim for? I will be doing video editing, streaming to twitch and other things. My cooer will let me do like anything

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What are you going to be using it for? I've read that some programs don't like overclocked CPUs so if you are doing a ton of editing and stuff like that you may have to check first. If you do, make sure it is really stable. 

Since he is using an extreme edition he won't need to be messing with any base clock settings so as long as it is a stable overclock all programs that don't set their run speed by clock speed should not have an issue with it.

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Depends on the game, if it's a heavily CPU bound game you will see a boost depending on the OC

Battlefield 4 has a framerate boost if you overclock it

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I thought OCing CPUs did absolutely nothing for framerate?

If the CPU isn't the limiting factor in performance, getting more CPU power won't increase your framerate if you don't change anything else, because whatever is the limiting factor in your performance is still there, and is still limiting you. So if you are in a GPU-bound scenario, overclocking your CPU does nothing, and the same is true in reverse, if you are in a CPU-bound scenario overclocking your GPU does nothing. GPU-bound scenarios are far more common but depending on the hardware combination and application, you can certainly run into CPU-bound scenarios, where overclocking will help immensely.

If you are in a completely CPU-bound scenario, performance increase is directly proportional to your overclock. A 50% overclock, i.e. from 3.0GHz to 4.5GHz, yields a 50% performance increase.

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Have a new cpu and a noctua NH D15 so overclocking should be easy, but is it worth it?

you bought a k-processor so I guess you bought it to over locked so.......
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If the CPU isn't the limiting factor in performance, getting more CPU power won't increase your framerate if you don't change anything else, because whatever is the limiting factor in your performance is still there, and is still limiting you. So if you are in a GPU-bound scenario, overclocking your CPU does nothing, and the same is true in reverse, if you are in a CPU-bound scenario overclocking your GPU does nothing. GPU-bound scenarios are far more common but depending on the hardware combination and application, you can certainly run into CPU-bound scenarios, where overclocking will help immensely.

Well i got a gtx 970 evga superclocked gpu i might overclock it more but i think it might be fine

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you bought a k-processor so I guess you bought it to over locked so.......

your picture is so cute

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you bought a k-processor so I guess you bought it to over locked so.......

He might just have wanted the extra cores; there are no equivalently clocked xeons in the price range of the 5820k The nearest spec wise xeon is about $200 more and only 200 Mhz faster

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Honestly, if you're never seeing any issues due to poor performance, and don't have any desire to give overclocking a try (for fun), it may well not be worth it. The 5820K at stock is massively overkill for most games, so unless you're rocking some insane GPU setup then that's likely to be the bottleneck. Really, what you'd want to overclock for is if you regularly do long, CPU intensive tasks (e.g. rendering video) and would like that to run ~30% faster

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Honestly, if you're never seeing any issues due to poor performance, and don't have any desire to give overclocking a try (for fun), it may well not be worth it. The 5820K at stock is massively overkill for most games, so unless you're rocking some insane GPU setup then that's likely to be the bottleneck. Really, what you'd want to overclock for is if you regularly do long, CPU intensive tasks (e.g. rendering video) and would like that to run ~30% faster

or running games that don't don't run on multiple cores but still put a beat down on a single thread; MMO's (mostly in raid combat or a crowded cities) and older RTS games (Supreme commander with a high pop cap is a prime example) are often guilty of this.

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Honestly, if you're never seeing any issues due to poor performance, and don't have any desire to give overclocking a try (for fun), it may well not be worth it. The 5820K at stock is massively overkill for most games, so unless you're rocking some insane GPU setup then that's likely to be the bottleneck. Really, what you'd want to overclock for is if you regularly do long, CPU intensive tasks (e.g. rendering video) and would like that to run ~30% faster

 

or running games that don't don't run on multiple cores but still put a beat down on a single thread; MMO's (mostly in raid combat or a crowded cities) and older RTS games (Supreme commander with a high pop cap is a prime example) are often guilty of this.

Thank you all of you for explaining to me everything, I think i will overclock  my cpu. What do you think a safe temp is for max load to test it? Also I'm supposed to wait like 5 days of use to see if everything works right?

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I thought OCing CPUs did absolutely nothing for framerate? 

First of all thats a load of crap. Secondly if your running X99 you should be a hardware enthusiast who will overclock or you will be a person who needs more performance for multithreaded applications such as video editing, 3D modelling/rendering, Audio editing, Programming etc.

What do you think a good overclock i should aim for? I will be doing video editing, streaming to twitch and other things. My cooer will let me do like anything

4.5GHz is a pretty modest overclock. You should be able to go a bit further though.

CPU: Intel i7 - 5820k @ 4.5GHz, Cooler: Corsair H80i, Motherboard: MSI X99S Gaming 7, RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB DDR4 2666MHz CL16,

GPU: ASUS GTX 980 Strix, Case: Corsair 900D, PSU: Corsair AX860i 860W, Keyboard: Logitech G19, Mouse: Corsair M95, Storage: Intel 730 Series 480GB SSD, WD 1.5TB Black

Display: BenQ XL2730Z 2560x1440 144Hz

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Have a new cpu and a noctua NH D15 so overclocking should be easy, but is it worth it?

 

check out my overclocking guide; link in my forum signature

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