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hi peeps, my names scott and from the uk. been reading the site for ages, so thaught id join biggrin.gif

been into overclocking since my first build when i was 14. well second really..... my first build i got done big time in a computer fare. went out to it with my build in mind,

it was :

athlon xp 2000+
512mb ram
radeon 9000
40gb hard drive

half way around the computer fare i seen a sign saying :

pro 2000+
256mb ram
64 mb graphics
30gb hard drive

£120

all exited finding it so cheap i snapped it up straight away went home and built up my first pc smile.gif. installed NFS porsche unleashed (uh oh i hear you all saying lol) and wondered why it ran like a slide show, so took it down to my local computer shop. (the owner is now one of my best friends) he put 3dmark 2001 on it and it scored... ill never forget this... 267 !!! yes 267 points lmao.

turned out the graphics were on board, i never knew this even existed at the time, the ram was soldered onto the board and so was the cpu. the cpu was a duron 1.2 lol. he looked into it for me and apparantly some dodgy company (i want to say pc chips but cant remember) were making these motherboards and because they wernt badged as athlon xp2000+ (it just said pro 2000+) they could get away with it.

that was when the overclocking bug bit me and also ever since then i have always taken my time buying stuff and doing research because i dont want to get bit like that again.

well thats my story and as you can tell i can go on a bit lol. thanks for taking the time to read my post.

scott.
Edited by scotty___boy - 7/27/11 at 11:38am
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Welcome biggrin.gif
I'm sure games run better on the pc you have now!
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cheers guys smile.gif

ha ha yeah it sure does biggrin.gif
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