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Old 05-08-2005, 12:38 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Man, you SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO need to overclock that

You even bought overclocking ram, and an overclockign CPU!
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Old 05-08-2005, 01:10 PM   #32 (permalink)
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much much more... lol

The whole point of the multiplier unlocked fx-55 chip is for overclocking. If you arent going to do so, its 700$ price tag isnt worth it at all. Especially considering that the fx-55s are using the clawhammer core and only run at 2.6 by default.
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Old 05-08-2005, 01:34 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Yeah, low latency RAM is only worth the extra cash if you plan on overclocking it, or unless you're one of those people who absolutely needs everything to be the best.

I preordered my 3200+ Venice from ncix.com early cause I couldn't wait any longer to build a new system and I am desperate to try out the watercooling scene, plus there is speculation that the next batches of the Venice will lose their overclocking potential, much like the Winnie did, and I don't want that to happen.
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