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Originally Posted by WR6133 View Post

Remember Overclocking = Chicks

This is why I do it.

My coreclock brings all the girls to the yard.
post #162 of 169
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Originally Posted by RX7-2nr View Post

This is why I do it.

My coreclock brings all the girls to the yard.

Darn, I wish it was like that.
All I get from overclocking is dating websites saying there are 0 matches in my area.
I guess 4.6ghz is just too far over the line to be attractive...
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Darn, I wish it was like that.
All I get from overclocking is dating websites saying there are 0 matches in my area.
I guess 4.6ghz is just too far over the line to be attractive...

 

No, that just means your overclock isn't big enough.

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post #164 of 169
Try to add more on your OC. It will bring more chicks.
Blue ones :")
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Here comes what I have been waiting for... water cool is just for beauty... air cooling does just fine, so why water cooling?
So I can run my processor with a 50% overclock, and the GPU with a 25% overclock, have temps well within manageable limits, and still have a system that is as quiet as a whisper.
It comes down to what you can achieve: Air will cool well enough, and can be had cheaply, but it won't do it quietly - even if you spend bucketloads of cash. Watercooling on the other hand might not give you a performance or a huge temperature edge over air, but IT WILL cool better, and IT WILL do it with much, much less noise. Aesthetics are just an added bonus, and not always either, as I've seen plenty of cheap watercooling loops that honestly look like crap.
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Because I want an Ivy bridge and can't justify buying one while my current processor is still working. devil.gif
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post #168 of 169
Extra fps in gaming and extra calculations on the cpu. Memory overclocked some better benchmark results all for free why wouldn't you do it. My custom loop glows in the dark and looks very different from the normal air cooling normal pc's. it takes me 10 seconds to boot my pc from power button to ready use. Overclocking is a lot of fun pushing the thermal and cpu stock settings past there original limit. Ahh got to love playing around with overclocking.
post #169 of 169
I haven't really bothered OCing my GPUs much, since they come OCed anyway, and when fully loaded their temps are just under throttling levels anyway (which is still well below safe limits).

I OC my CPU because it's basically just a waste of performance potential if I don't. So, no good reason not to.

I do a lot of crunching on my PC, as well as playing games and whatnot, so OCing just means my PC can do more per time. It also helps in some games which are poorly optimized and more CPU demanding (like Guild Wars 2).

OCing my CPU increases it's performance roughly 20% as well as other system components a little bit too, like RAM speeds. I'm just on an air cooler, but with 2 4-pin PWM fans on it, and elsewhere in my case that keep things nice and quite, but that speed up if I'm wanting to push things higher.
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