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What is your highest OC so far?
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3.2GHz is the only increased speed I've tried
the only time I have really high cpu usage is folding@home or BOINC neither of which I try to win points per day contests, so I'm not at a point where I need to OC to be able to still use my aging hardware. Therefore I haven't taken the time to try to push the limits of what it can do. I figured a minor FSB change would be fast, easy, and stable without a lot of micromanagement of the various bios options.
It's been stable, and now that it's back to properly varying the fan speed I'm happy.

I know, goes against the norm of users on a site dedicated to pushing the limit smile.gif
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Originally Posted by mikehunt View Post

3.2GHz is the only increased speed I've tried
the only time I have really high cpu usage is folding@home or BOINC neither of which I try to win points per day contests, so I'm not at a point where I need to OC to be able to still use my aging hardware. Therefore I haven't taken the time to try to push the limits of what it can do. I figured a minor FSB change would be fast, easy, and stable without a lot of micromanagement of the various bios options.
It's been stable, and now that it's back to properly varying the fan speed I'm happy.
I know, goes against the norm of users on a site dedicated to pushing the limit smile.gif

That's very reasonable, going against the norm or not the reactions and actions of most users AND moderators on the forums of late is something i can't explain with out breaking the OCN TOS.
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post #44 of 44
Unfortunally onechop choose not to pass on his sucess or failure in his posts... If you peeps want help on this holler!
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