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Because Intel made thise specially for OCing with unlocked multiplier.
Because it gives me better TPF in F@H
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Because it has the K at the end. 2500K!!
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post #73 of 78
I agree with the rest. We overclock simply because we can.
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post #74 of 78
Quote:
Originally Posted by rootzreggae View Post
Because it has the K at the end. 2500K!!
K stands for KABOOM!!!
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Quote:
Why do you overclock
Its what seperates us from all the other species on the planet.
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post #76 of 78
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Originally Posted by Blameless View Post
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."
^This No such thing as a fast enough CPU.
    
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post #77 of 78
Folding!

...and it's exciting. And I "pursue performance".
post #78 of 78
I think is to eliminate CPU bottleneck. Also game like SC2 and GTA4 need as much GHz as possible.
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