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IGN's Overclocking guide

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LINK

They are using this setup
Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4GHz
Default Intel heatsink
2 x 1GB G.Skill DDR2-800 memory
eVGA 8800GTX video card
eVGA 680i SLI motherboard
Topower 550W PSU
Antec P180 case
Windows Media Centre Edition

Its actually not a bad guide, pretty basic, but it will get you there.
    
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550w PSU for all that?!
    
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Quote:
It will take time to find the ideal setting for your system. Overclocking is not suitable for impatient ADHD kids.
LOL, too true
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IGN should stay away from pc's.
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IGN should stay away from pc's.
Thats not nice... lol it wasn't a bad guide actually
    
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Overclocking is getting too...."mainstream".

I don't want all the preppy kids at my school overclocking. Then what am I? lol
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Don't worry, the preps will screw it up, we'll still be cutting edge and they'll be pushing the fsb on their daddies 939 A64 3200+ to a whopping 210 with software, lol!
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post #8 of 26
that was actually a pretty good guide.. pretty informative for me since I've never oc'ed a intel system b4...
    
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post #9 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sideburns View Post
Overclocking is getting too...."mainstream".

I don't want all the preppy kids at my school overclocking. Then what am I? lol
I know you're right... But really I would appreciate if more folks overclocked. There are two people I know IRL that know anything about overclocking. I enjoy talkin' to them about it...
    
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Im a noob when it comes to bios ocin so this actually helps me out a lot
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