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Originally Posted by Shadow11377 View Post
Mainly to increase the speed of video encoding/transcoding.

Also to speed up audio conversion time.
Turning 36GB of music into 18GB takes a while.

Wouldn't it be nice if it were all done instantly? Sure would!
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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.
Even if we had 500000 milion Ghz cpu these tasks would not be done instantly. Why ? Beacuse hdd/sdd would be bottleneck then...
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post #62 of 78
well, i overclock it so i can put on my cool sunglasses and look down on my friends with non-overclocked cpus.

Also my e-peen gets hard when i do.
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Simple.

Because we can.
I think that. Just because I'm curious. Wanna know how I'll fare.
 
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Because these go to 11.
    
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...to create a space heater
 
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post #66 of 78
1. Because I can
2. Free performance
3. More responsive computer
4. GTA IV does actually run at max without cracking
5. Because its fun
post #67 of 78
Been doing it since the Pentium 166 days, no need to stop now. I still remember how happy I was when I got my Pentium 233 up to 266!

~Altstadt
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because speed is never enough.
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"The pursuit of performance" and every little helps
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