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post #1 of 23
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finished my build at around beginning of August, but up till now haven't overclocked yet my CPU nor the GPU (even not the RAM).
(specs in sig rig)


Maybe it's the whole intense school work lately, or am i just lazy?


For f**k sake i'm on OCN!!! is something wrong with me?

and the worst part is that i plan buying WC... Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
(not a very serious thread, partially for simple fun biggrin.gif )
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post #2 of 23
*ties up RKTGX95*

WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU? *SMACK*

You WILL overclock that PC or I will take away your PC and replace it with a MAC dammit!

LOL!!!!!!!!!

Nah you are just playing it safe. Nothing wrong with that. thumb.gif
post #3 of 23
Meh, I didn't overclock my rig for a couple months after building. Worth it to make sure there are no preexisting hardware issues before overclocking biggrin.gif
post #4 of 23
Haha, I'm in the same boat. I OC'd the ram a tiny bit, but that's all.

I was actually figuring out how to down-clock my server to save power. lol

On the plus side, I can barely hear my computers and there's no difference in noise level even when they're running at full tilt. thumb.gif
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post #5 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by audioxbliss View Post

Meh, I didn't overclock my rig for a couple months after building. Worth it to make sure there are no preexisting hardware issues before overclocking biggrin.gif

^this. When I built my first system I left at stock for good bit. I was afraid I was going to ruin my beautiful hardware.
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post #6 of 23
What's wrong witcha boy? git to it! tongue.gif
I usually OC b4 i install OS ninja.gif
especially if it's am3 or Sandy/Ivy. RAM goes to 2133 immediately.
Edited by Schmuckley - 10/30/12 at 10:37am
 
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post #7 of 23
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Digikid View Post

*ties up RKTGX95*
WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU? *SMACK*
You WILL overclock that PC or I will take away your PC and replace it with a MAC dammit!
LOL!!!!!!!!!
Nah you are just playing it safe. Nothing wrong with that. thumb.gif

no, NO!! NOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!
i'll do anything, ANYTHING!!! BUT PLEASE NOT THE MAC!!!! *cries desperately*
OH THE HORROR, THE NIGHTMARES START TO COME BACK. (why so cruel?)


but actually, i think i don't find the time for it. i.e. Vacation? oh that's great, too bad there is a project / test right after it.



Quote:
Originally Posted by audioxbliss View Post

Meh, I didn't overclock my rig for a couple months after building. Worth it to make sure there are no preexisting hardware issues before overclocking biggrin.gif

about that...
Shameless promotion (Click to show)
the worst part for me is that i most probably won't try the Kuhler 920 for OC (you know, WC'in...)



Quote:
Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

What's wrong witcha boy? git to it! tongue.gif
I usually OC b4 i install OS ninja.gif
especially if it's am3 or Sandy/Ivy. RAM goes to 2133 immediately.

any tips / guide for OCing RAM in general (or specifically ocing 1333 2x 8g ram ?)
Edited by RKTGX95 - 10/30/12 at 10:56am
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post #8 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by RKTGX95 View Post

no, NO!! NOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!
i'll do anything, ANYTHING!!! BUT PLEASE NOT THE MAC!!!! *cries desperately*
OH THE HORROR, THE NIGHTMARES START TO COME BACK. (why so cruel?)
but actually, i think i don't find the time for it. i.e. Vacation? oh that's great, too bad there is a project / test right after it.
about that... Shameless promotion (Click to show) the worst part for me is that i most probably won't try the Kuhler 920 for OC (you know, WC'in...)
any tips / guide for OCing RAM in general (or specifically ocing 1333 2x 8g ram ?)

get different RAM ninja.gif I use the Samsung RAM.That RAM isn't going to do it..basically once you find out what sticks will do..They do it on just about every platform.
idk..i have all the sandy/ivy settings in my head.
 
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post #10 of 23
Sorry Chum! NO reason for you not to have overclocked yet.
You see that TEP switch on the motherboard? Turn that to ON... bingo your now overclocked CPU and Memory.


...really is no reason. Not even laziness tongue.gif
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