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[rant]So AFTER i helped him take his Q9550 to 4.0 he called me a noob because i was tinkering with lower voltages on my X4 955BE and got a BSOD. Im not a noob right, im just trying to get lower voltages? ]/rant]
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post #2 of 27
If you don't get a BSOD your doin it wrong.
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You kind of have to freeze/lock-up/BSOD/etc. in order to OC properly. It's how we learn our limitations. So no, that doesn't make you a noob.
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post #4 of 27
Trying to get low voltages as much as possible, doesn't make you a noob.
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post #5 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by Maxxa View Post
If you don't get a BSOD your doin it wrong.
QFT. Just means you arent actually pushing your system.

*EDIT* There is a section for rants you know. maybe this would be better placed there
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post #6 of 27
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SugarySnack View Post
QFT. Just means you arent actually pushing your system.
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Originally Posted by Davidsen View Post
Trying to get low voltages as much as possible, doesn't make you a noob.
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Originally Posted by Plex View Post
You kind of have to freeze/lock-up/BSOD/etc. in order to OC properly. It's how we learn our limitations. So no, that doesn't make you a noob.
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Originally Posted by Maxxa View Post
If you don't get a BSOD your doin it wrong.
Thanks all, i ust wanted some reassurance, i havent been doing this long (a few years) but i thought i was doin it eright . Next time he asks for my help to OC ill tell him to phone up dell and ask for their help

PS. When he got home he BSOD'd
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post #7 of 27
abit auto overclock FTW
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post #8 of 27
So, he needed your help to OC his machine, then said you're doing it wrong? Some people confuse the heck outta me...
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post #9 of 27
Link him to this thread
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Actually, that makes HIM a noob. Tell that to him

Getting BSOD's is an essential part of OCing and figuring out your limits.
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