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Old 09-21-2011, 04:09 PM   #81 (permalink)
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Default Re: Whole new PC for games, please help me choose it

Originally Posted by Sean W. View Post
neither are factors, even if you use the STOCK heatsink that comes with the i5, you can probably get all the way up to 3.8-3.9ghz, throw a $30 cooler on there and you can ramp that up to 4.3-4.5ghz, throw a higher performance CPU cooler on there and 4.5+ghz becomes an option. overclocking will not cut down the life span of your processor, just get a proper cooler...
Link to cooler for overclocking ?!

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Old 09-21-2011, 04:31 PM   #82 (permalink)
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Default Re: Whole new PC for games, please help me choose it

If you scroll down to Sean's next post after the one you just quoted you'll see links.

Please read through the thread thoroughly before responding.
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