Question Intel i5-760 overclocking

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I have an old i5-760 im running it for almost everyday since 2010 i wanted to oc it, i have a stock cooler and I haven’t change the thermal compound since then. What would you recommend to do first? Should I buy a new cooler or just change my thermal compound to avoid the consequences of ocing. I have an asus p7h55m motherboard
 
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I wouldn't bother overclocking it. You won't get far on the stock cooler and a better cooler would cost close to a CPU upgrade that would merit much more performance

I would consider upgrading to a compatable I7 like one of the below:

Intel Core i7-870 $30
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Intel-core-i7-870/163786262083?hash=item26226c0643:g:07kAAOSwpkddNRKt&LH_BIN=1

Intel Core I7 860 $29
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Intel-Quad-Core-i7-860-2-80GHz-8MB-Cache-Socket-LGA1156-SLBJJ-Desktop-Processor/312728121744?hash=item48d00c7190:g:Z6oAAOSw1gddTlru&LH_BIN=1
 
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Wym? The i7 860 is around $30 while the next gen 2600 is around $60 both used.

These cpus are really old and not made anymore. New prices are old stock with inflated value.
Well, the last time i saw in the internet the 2500 cost around php4000 but the i5 760 costed around php6000. Php=Philippines currency. Thank for the help! Just curious😊
 

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