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so then, what's there to do, in terms of fun, with such powerful rigs ?

or the point where a powerful system could provide for more fun, is long past, except some high-end gaming ?
When I was growing up I thought my IBM Aptiva with 160mhz was fast. When Sony Vaio had a 200mhz computer it was like whoaaa. I remember things lagging back then and 28k modems.. etc. My 970 is overkill for what I do, ie internets, forum reading, youtube, etc. I do it like people do a lambo or a ferrari, no one needs anything like that, but having it is a luxury. I love the fact I could run most anything and not be worried about poor computer performance. Just own it and love it cuz it's badass
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Kidding aside maybe computers aren't for you anymore.
that's what i have come to fear.

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Most of the list that popped into my head has already been hit on in this thread multiple times, but the only other thing I could think of was programming.
i do that for a living already. doing that as a hobby too would be rather ..... ehhhhh .
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So let me get this right...

You're on an overclocking forum, asking... What's the point in overclocking my rig?

Did you expect people to agree with you or laugh at you?

Would you walk into an engine tuning shop and say... "I have a car here, please explain why I should get the engine tuned, because I don't see the point"?


With all due respect... letsnotoverclock.net is thadda way >>>
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So let me get this right...

You're on an overclocking forum, asking... What's the point in overclocking my rig?

Did you expect people to agree with you or laugh at you?

Would you walk into an engine tuning shop and say... "I have a car here, please explain why I should get the engine tuned, because I don't see the point"?


With all due respect... letsnotoverclock.net is thadda way >>>
i can understand why it is so hard to understand some simple collection of paragraphs :

"i am at a loss to find any fun activity to do with a powerful computer except gaming"
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i can understand why it is so hard to understand some simple collection of paragraphs :

"i am at a loss to find any fun activity to do with a powerful computer except gaming"

Sometimes I jump on my bike and head off somewhere. Not because I necessarily want to be wherever I'm going, but because I know I'm going to enjoy the journey.

To a lot of people, the end result and subsequent abilities of the machine isn't what it's all about... to a lot of people, it's the journey that's the fun part.

In fact, I'd go as far as to say that the vast majority of people don't overclock because they have to... we do it because we want to
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When I was growing up I thought my IBM Aptiva with 160mhz was fast. When Sony Vaio had a 200mhz computer it was like whoaaa. I remember things lagging back then and 28k modems.. etc. My 970 is overkill for what I do, ie internets, forum reading, youtube, etc. I do it like people do a lambo or a ferrari, no one needs anything like that, but having it is a luxury. I love the fact I could run most anything and not be worried about poor computer performance. Just own it and love it cuz it's badass
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This !

I have a 2500k . cpu usage wont go over 50 in any game i tryed .
I'm Gpu limited now . Have to upgrade sooner or later ( preferably later )
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Sometimes I jump on my bike and head off somewhere. Not because I necessarily want to be wherever I'm going, but because I know I'm going to enjoy the journey.

To a lot of people, the end result and subsequent abilities of the machine isn't what it's all about... to a lot of people, it's the journey that's the fun part.

In fact, I'd go as far as to say that the vast majority of people don't overclock because they have to... we do it because we want to
it seems you people are not understanding what I, myself am saying, whereas i understand what you say.

it may be fun to overclock. it is not fun for me. it may be fun to benchmark, it is not fun for me.

i dont find fun in various other things like video encoding, this that either.

so, here is what i did :

i have made a list of what activities i know that could be done with powerful computers. and i am looking to learn if there is any additional activity that can be done with a powerful computer, so that i can see if there is any among them i like.

people are just defending overclocking instead of naming activities that can be done with a powerful computer. that is totally irrelevant.

i just asked to see the full list of activities that can be with a powerful computer
. or, is that all ?
Edited by unity100 - 10/27/11 at 11:09am
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it seems you people are not understanding what I, myself am saying, whereas i understand what you say.

it may be fun to overclock. it is not fun for me. it may be fun to benchmark, it is not fun for me.

i dont find fun in various other things like video encoding, this that either.

so, here is what i did :

i have made a list of what activities i know that could be done with powerful computers. and i am looking to learn if there is any additional activity that can be done with a powerful computer, so that i can see if there is any among them i like.

people are just defending overclocking instead of naming activities that can be done with a powerful computer. that is totally irrelevant.

i just asked to see the full list of activities that can be with a powerful computer
. or, is that all ?
OK, so this is me trying to understand you...

You 'acquired' a (in your view) powerful computer, a computer that you say you can make even more powerful... and you want me (us) to compile a list of things that YOU will enjoy doing with your 'fast but I could make it faster' computer?

Don't move... I'll be back in half an hour with my crystal ball....

There are literally millions of things you can use a PC for, and listing them would take forever. If you can't think of anything to use it for, I suggest putting up an advert and see if someone wants to swap it for a slower machine... or maybe a train set?
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OK, so this is me trying to understand you...

You 'acquired' a (in your view) powerful computer, a computer that you say you can make even more powerful... and you want me (us) to compile a list of things that YOU will enjoy doing with your 'fast but I could make it faster' computer?

Don't move... I'll be back in half an hour with my crystal ball....

There are literally millions of things you can use a PC for, and listing them would take forever. If you can't think of anything to use it for, I suggest putting up an advert and see if someone wants to swap it for a slower machine... or maybe a train set?
what i posted is not hard to understand. instead of posting the above pointless rant, you could just have named an additional activity that could be done on a powerful computer.
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put it to work by folding imo do it for the greater good
    
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