I overclock my 2600k to 4.1 ghz on aircooling.
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I think,therefore i am a hamster.
I'm of the philosophy "if it was meant to go at that speed, then it would already".
Never felt the need really.
I'm a mix - Don't need to and don't know how.
I did upgrade my vista pc from a single core to a dual core not long after I bought it (several years ago). Thanks mostly to the gang here of course
Some day I'll be getting a new computer but don't know when. Since I do most of my gaming on consoles that isn't a reason for me to get a new one. And I'm not really doing heavy video editing or encoding right now so that isn't much of a need for speed there either.Donatello - The Shredder? Michelangelo - Maybe all that hardware is for making coleslaw?
don't know how and even if I did...I wouldn't do it. It's fast enough as it is.
Yes. My I5 760 (2.8) to 3.85Ghz
My Q6600 and Q8200 is set at 3Ghz / 2.8Ghz from day one. Noticeable speed up in video compression with x264.
I don't overclock. I undervolt the cpu about 10%, which drops the power consumption and CPU temperature without affecting performance.
I don't overclock either. I don't have a good reason to do so and already have heat issues in the summer because I don't have air conditioning.
It's just fun to make things do what they were not meant to do, like using a Action Replay disc or the old GameShark's
I didn't buy a Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition Thuban 3.3GHz & CORSAIR H80 (CWCH80) High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler to run it stock!!
And I did it because I could
But I have not pushed it any further yet.
I was thinking maybe this summer I will pick up a CORSAIR H100 & an AMD 8 core and see what i can make that baby do
And I also have all my PC's in my basement and it stays pretty cool down here even when it is 90 outside.
Last edited by Noahtuck; 2nd Apr 2012 at 20:18.Originally a member since 2001, LONG LIVE TARAN's!!!
Moderate overclock here. It's only significant when encoding as the computer is overkill for anything else, naturally. Going from 8 hour encodes to less than an hour made building this beast worth it. Using the stock cooler which is pretty noisy under load. I could overclock it a bit more, or a lot more with an aftermarket cooler, but I've decided there's no need to. Plenty fast now.Pull! Bang! Darn!