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Originally Posted by ozzy983 View Post

A lot of it boils down to the processor itself. No two ever seem to be alike. However, the motherboard does play a part in it as well. To me, overclocking is about getting something for nothing, and the journey getting there. I don't really care what I end up with, as long as I had some fun while doing it. After awhile, it can become an addiction, and you'll find yourself constantly going back and trying to get that next 100 mhz, as if you will magically come across a combo that will work.

Agreed. Not only the difference in cpu but the mobo as well.
Sometimes you get real lucky with the components you match up other times it seems your build was destined to be average from the get go.
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Originally Posted by Berzerk View Post

Agreed. Not only the difference in cpu but the mobo as well.
Sometimes you get real lucky with the components you match up other times it seems your build was destined to be average from the get go.

yeah i think thats what happen for me, so ATM im at 3.5ghz@1.4v on stock fan i get 51-52c on Core with 9hours of prime. Once i get a better cpu fan im gonna up it some more, ill be happy with w/e OC i get as long as its stable and runs cool.
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