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[Toms] 14 Of The Most Legendary Overclocking-Friendly CPUs

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Since the birth of the IBM-compatible PC, a number of processors have distinguished themselves as particularly good candidates for aggressive overclocking. Some models are known for exceptional headroom, while others were popular for how inexpensive they were. We even remember a few unique opportunities to unlock on-chip resources that shipped turned off.

Join us as we travel down memory lane, compiling a list of some of the most notable overclocking processors.

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Good read, I enjoyed it.
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