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Old 10-25-2010, 08:34 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Dunno, why wouldn't I?
Because that processor is a thousand dollars and if you mess up what happens?

Your out $1,000.

And like I said, It would've been cheaper to use two low end Xeons and a SR-2.
plus you would get more power.
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Because that processor is a thousand dollars and if you mess up what happens?
I buy a replacement

I'm not going to be one of those people who goes into their BIOS and turns up every setting to 11... I'll be happy with a mild overclock, and I'll do it slowly.
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I buy a replacement

I'm not going to be one of those people who goes into their BIOS and turns up every setting to 11... I'll be happy with a mild overclock, and I'll do it slowly.
Yeah, I've yet to OC a machine 1GHz Past stock.
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My i7 920 2.66 GHz cpu is overclocked to 4.2 GHz with air cooling and it runs cooler than a stock setup.
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My i7 920 2.66 GHz cpu is overclocked to 4.2 GHz with air cooling and it runs cooler than a stock setup.
What cooler, though?
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Thermalright TRUE Copper. But I can also make it run that fast and cool with a number of other heat sinks.
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