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Old 06-26-2007, 05:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Would be an interresting cheap expiriment in OC. Never done it before...I'm not much for the whole spending money on computers. My current POS pc serves me fine, and I was on celeron 600mhz system before it until it basically fell part on me.

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Old 06-26-2007, 05:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i say 4.0ghz. but i dont know. your sh**ty ram could inhibit you. or, if your mobo is so sh**ty, it could hold you back. your sh**ty stock psu may be a problem as well. hopefully your p4 isn't so sh**ty as you say.
if you dont care about it, overvolt it, crank up the clock, and watch it melt. then, buy a computer that is not so sh**ty.

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dont forget to melt that 4xAGP card into its socket!
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and take the heatsink off! Actually I have seen Dells with Prescotts on stock settings melt. The smell of burning silicon is terrible!.

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