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Why do you overclock your 2600k or 2500k ?!

post #1 of 78
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I'm just curious to know !

First , I know that the 2600k and the 2500k are made to be overclocked !!

But what I really want to know , is their performance low to be overclocked ?!

I mean do you face any detraction in the performance of Windows, Games and applications ?!

I'm not a owner of the CPUs , but I want to know what kind of performance do you gain ( how much FPS in games , overall performance ) ..

The topic is open for discussion

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to waste electricity


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Because otherwise we wouldn't fit in very well over here at overclock.net
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I will have enough CPU power when everything CPU dependent is completed instantaneously, with no perceptible delay.

A 500GHz 2600k would still take quite a while to transcode some of my videos, or convert my music library, or decrypt and extract a large, dense AES-256 archive.

I can't imagine ever reaching a point and saying, "You know, this CPU is fast enough, I don't think I need to OC it."

It's more like "Ok, this dual decacore Xeon is pretty fast, but it's going to need at least a 50% OC to finish this job before I die of old age."




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post #2 of 78
Scores in benchmarks are higher. Only reason I overclock my 2600k.
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post #3 of 78
To be able to say its overclocked xD
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generally bumps up fps by 5-10% depending on the game, and your gpu's of course.
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Simple.

Because we can.
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To be able to say its overclocked xD
^ That. And also to see if I could without blowing up the house. I'm surprised I didn't with my luck...
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to waste electricity
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post #8 of 78
Because otherwise we wouldn't fit in very well over here at overclock.net
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post #9 of 78
Bargging rights i suppose, but these CPU's are developed to help PC enthusiasts get more out of their systems.
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*checks URL*

Nope... still says OVERCLOCK.net
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