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Addicted to overclocking!

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Anyone else feel the same way? just the idea of getting every last bit of performace out of my rig, just makes me.. aaaahhhhhhhh

Intel Core i7 U640 from stock 1.20Ghz, alll the way to 1.70Ghz, and properly throttlestopped to allow 2.66Ghz turbostep!

anyone else feel this way? benching your PC after hours of tweaking, to see all you're work paying off, is just amazing!
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Well... I had a 600$ gaming rig 8 months ago, and thought that FSB was the new KGB... now I am a few thousand dollars in the hole... and I have never turned back
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Felt this way when I was hooked on linux (arch linux). Compiling hours on end to get the last bit of performance on my crappy laptop. Then i discovered OCN and switched over to hardware!

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first step to conquering an addiction is admitting you have a problem....o wait...being addicted to overclocking isn't a problem XD
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first step to conquering an addiction is admitting you have a problem....o wait...being addicted to overclocking isn't a problem XD
This
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Your on "overclock.net", I would be very surprised if everyone here wasn't addicted to overclocking, or at least enjoyed its benefits.
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Hahaha, true that Behemoth!
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Your on "overclock.net", I would be very surprised if everyone here wasn't addicted to overclocking, or at least enjoyed its benefits.
Well I think I saw another staff member say that he hasn't overclocked yet... So... Hahaha. Maybe he's
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i think im addicted very bad. As soon as i hit a max Oc on something i get rid of it. i have gone from i7 to PII to c2D to C2Q an back again.
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