Monday, June 3, 2013 3 Step Haswell Overclocking Guide

"Like all chips, you want to try to keep your chips as cool as you can to increase their longevity. Personally, I’d try to keep a Haswell chip below 85 °C for 24/7 operation (definitely below 90°C); not because they can’t take more (they can), but because it’s usually safer to err on the side of caution."


Interested in overclocking a Haswell CPU? Check out the 3 Step Guide from As mentioned repeatedly in the article, these new processors run hot.

If you're wanting to keep those temps down, consider a high end CPU cooler, liquid cooling kit and also, importantly, some better quality thermal compound.