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Is it incorrect to say "I overclocked my Sandy Bridge chip"

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If the original definition of overclocking was running a computer at a higher clock rate (clock cycles per second), anybody changing only the multiplier are not overclocking, but rather overmultiplying...

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post #2 of 26
It's still an overclock in my not-so-humble opinion
    
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post #3 of 26
changing the multiplier changes the clock rate thus overclocking

is that right?
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post #4 of 26
They are changing the internal clock speed using the multiplier. It's overclocking still.
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post #6 of 26
clock speed is clock speed... stock is 3.4/3.8 Turbo, Whether is bus speed or multiplier, your are still increasing the clock on each core.
    
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post #9 of 26
5GHz is a clock rate...
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