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Overclocking an i3-8100, possible?

I don't care about voiding warranty or anything, I don't plan on taking advantage of the warranty.


I've been reading and people are basically saying to put older BIOS on the z370 mobo to back date the BCLK???


Can someone please explain to me how to do this? (unofficially)

CPU: Intel i5-9600k | MoBo: Gigabyte Aorus Elite z390 | RAM: 16gb (4 x 4gb) Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4-2400

GPU: Gigabyte Aorus Xtreme 1080ti | Storage: 500gb Samsung 860 vNand SSD x2 & 1tb WD Caviar Blue HDD

Chassis: NZXT h700i White w/ RGB LED | Cooling: Corsair H100i Pro RGB AIO & 6x Corsair AF120 fans White LED

Screens: 2x 27" Acer HA270 Ultra Slim LED | Peripherals: MSI Interceptor RGB DS4200 Key & D200 Mouse


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Once upon a time I remember rumors z170 motherboards (which did have this feature) were going to be compatible with coffeelake, but I don't think that ever came to be, nor were any early development bioses leaked anywhere.  Intel kinda locked that down early on with Skylake, so you couldn't even do this with Kaby Lake CPUs, which needed bios updates regardless.

So I'm pretty sure unlocked base clocks on coffeelake are out entirely.  But it'd be cool if someone discovered it.

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