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Multi x bus speed (or HT) = core clock.
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You're still changing the clock speed by boosting the multiplier so technically you're still over clocking the CPU.

So I'd say "Overclocking a SB chip" is technically correct.
    
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post #13 of 26
Increasing the multiplier is a method of overclocking
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i call it an overclock, that's how i overclocked my CPU until today
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The clock speed has been increased, therefor it's "Overclocked". No matter how you do it, wether it's changing the multi or increasing the BCLK, it's an overclock.
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post #17 of 26
Overclock just means running higher than the default clock speed.
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Originally Posted by nckid4u View Post
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...

I have random thoughts sometimes!
And not very bright thoughts, it seems.

If you look at the very word "over+clocking" is should be rather easy to ascertain that it means going over/increasing clock speed.

It doesn't matter if you only increase multiplier or the bus speed. Heck, if showing your computer naked pics of hot women could somehow increase its clock speed, it would still be overclocking.

If the end result is a higher clock than the original speed, it is overclocking.


I'm sorry to say it, but this is a rather dumb thread with a dumb question.
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post #19 of 26
Brilliant! How come no one brought this up when the Black Edition procs came out?

I hope my sarcasm doesn't offend anyone.
 
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post #20 of 26
ok but..... what is thing called OverClock?? you mentioned it so many times?
me not sure plizs help xx QQ
    
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