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Poll Results: How did you get into overclocking?

 
  • 26% (15)
    I was gaming and decided I need more FPS.
  • 7% (4)
    I was doing CPU/Memory intensive tasks and decided I need more power.
  • 21% (12)
    I felt like making my computer go faster for no particular reason.
  • 3% (2)
    I needed more E-Peen
  • 19% (11)
    I wanted a challenge/hobby
  • 22% (13)
    I saw it done and I decided i had to do it.
57 Total Votes  
post #21 of 24
Poll needs another option: "I literally threw my old Dell out the back door in frustration with it's crappy performance."
 
FPS Death Machine
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Q6600 @ 3.905 GHz Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R EVGA SuperClocked GTX 660 4GB Kingston Hyper X DDR 2 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Western Digital VelociRaptor Western Digital Caviar Black 1 Pioneer AIO Prolimatech Megahalems 
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7 Ultimate x64 ASUS VH232H Microsoft Rosewill CAPSTONE-650  
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Antec 300 [MOD IN PROGRESS] CM Xornet Elvis 
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FPS Death Machine
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Q6600 @ 3.905 GHz Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R EVGA SuperClocked GTX 660 4GB Kingston Hyper X DDR 2 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Western Digital VelociRaptor Western Digital Caviar Black 1 Pioneer AIO Prolimatech Megahalems 
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7 Ultimate x64 ASUS VH232H Microsoft Rosewill CAPSTONE-650  
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post #22 of 24
I though - here's another challenge for my technical abilites. I was 11, burned a Pentium 3. It wasn't mine, luckly
My Rig
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Ex-wife's Rig
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 4460 AsRock H81M-DG4 Sapphire Rx470 Platinum KVR 1600 16Gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
2x Seagate 3Tb Samsung 850 EVO 120 Scythe Ninja 3 Rev.B Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Fujitsu Siemens A17-2A Logitech K280e SuperFlower SF-550K12XP Thermaltake Versa H25 
MouseAudio
Logitech G402 Sony MDR XD150 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon 750K 4.0Ghz AsRock FM2A75 Pro4+ Sapphire R9 270X Dual-X Kingston 2x4Gb 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 120  Western Digital 320Gb LiteON DVD-RW CoolerMaster Hyper Z600 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Pro x64 Toshiba 32" FullHD TV Logitech FSP Hexa 550 
CaseMouse
DeLUX Logitech 
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My Rig
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Ex-wife's Rig
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 4460 AsRock H81M-DG4 Sapphire Rx470 Platinum KVR 1600 16Gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
2x Seagate 3Tb Samsung 850 EVO 120 Scythe Ninja 3 Rev.B Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Fujitsu Siemens A17-2A Logitech K280e SuperFlower SF-550K12XP Thermaltake Versa H25 
MouseAudio
Logitech G402 Sony MDR XD150 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon 750K 4.0Ghz AsRock FM2A75 Pro4+ Sapphire R9 270X Dual-X Kingston 2x4Gb 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 120  Western Digital 320Gb LiteON DVD-RW CoolerMaster Hyper Z600 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Pro x64 Toshiba 32" FullHD TV Logitech FSP Hexa 550 
CaseMouse
DeLUX Logitech 
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post #23 of 24
My first overclock was back in the days when you could unlock a ATI 9700np into a 9500 pro. All my friends had the 9500 pro, and when i showed them that my 3dmark 2001 score was on par with their super duper expensive graphic card, their jaw dropped
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The Sandy's beach
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i52500k@4.8Ghz Asrock p64 extreme4 GIGABYTE 1070 G1 16Gb Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
1Tb Samsung+ 320Gb Hitachi Windows 10 64-bit Asus 26''  Corsair k90 
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Zalman 750 Haf 930 Razer Copperhead red destruction Razer exactmat 
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The Sandy's beach
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i52500k@4.8Ghz Asrock p64 extreme4 GIGABYTE 1070 G1 16Gb Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
1Tb Samsung+ 320Gb Hitachi Windows 10 64-bit Asus 26''  Corsair k90 
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post #24 of 24
Just bought my brand new computer for BF3 and needed some extra boost. Wanted to get the most FPS possible. Now it seems like its turning into a hobby/challenge.
Noob Tube
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500K @ 4.6 ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen3 EVGA GTX 570 @ 1100/900/1800/2000 2 x 4 Gig G.Skill Ripjaws 
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Win 7 64 bit Corsair AX 850W HAF 922 Mid Size Tower 
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i5 2500K @ 4.6 ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen3 EVGA GTX 570 @ 1100/900/1800/2000 2 x 4 Gig G.Skill Ripjaws 
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Win 7 64 bit Corsair AX 850W HAF 922 Mid Size Tower 
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