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Greetings to everybody!

I'm Thuringen, and I've been lurking around this forum on and of for the past two years. a few months ago, I signed up for this account, and for some reason, I never ended up posting on the forum. At the time I signed up, I was first stepping into "Detailed" overclocking (i.e., Pumping clock speeds vs. increasing the multiplier on an unlocked Processor) and I had a few questions, but I found enough information through lurking that I was able to pull off a reasonable and stable OC on my workstation system. Now, however, I'm attempting to take it even further, and I find myself I need of more specific assistance.

I've grown up my entire life with computers, and I cannot remember a time when my family didn't have a computer in the house. My dad and mom were both absolutely nuts about computers, and even when we really shouldn't have been spending money on computers, we did anyway. My first few rigs were HP prebuilts left over from my parents' time at the company. after that, It was pretty much custom rigs from then on out; My father would typically build a new one every 6 mo. - 1 year. by the time I was in high school, I was building the rigs myself, and I have been ever since.

Back when I first started building, I wasn't interested in overclocking. In fact, it was quite the opposite; my father, for all his love of customization, hated the idea of pushing components to their performance limits. He generally spoke of overclockers as crazies who
didn't appreciate the engineering aspect of the components, essentially destroying things simply for the fun of it.

Needless to say, I now disagree with this view, and am now thoroughly indoctrinated in the cult of much-more-bang-for-much-less-buck. I am also far more interested in the nitty-gritty details of the working principles of the hardware which I've played with all of these years, and I have found overclocking to be a fascinating way to learn those details, through tweaking and modification.

Also, massive GHz = massive ePeen FTW. I work for my over-compensation.


Great to be here and looking forward to posting here regularly!
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Welcome to OCN Thuringen thumb.gif Enjoy your stay bud biggrin.gif
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Welcome smile.gif Nice family you have there!
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