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just found this tool to overclock ATi GPUs under Mac OS X! www.Thomas.Perrier.name. Please don't give me the usual. Overclocking is an easy way to speed up your hardware. Just because it's made by Apple don't mean you can't overclock it too! So get out here and clock through the roof. You can even volt mod your GPU by soldering some crap to it to OC higher than an intell Mac!
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Just because it is made by Apple doesn't mean it should be overclocked. Apple already has thermal issues inside their machines, why would you further increase it? Also, the gains are mostly minimal at best... and that program ONLY WORKS FOR OLDER HARDWARE! It has no relevance to current day machines.
Edited by Lord Xeb - 11/17/13 at 9:32pm
 
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Just because it is made by Apple doesn't mean it should be overclocked. Apple already has thermal issues inside their machines, why would you further increase it? Also, the gains are mostly minimal at best... and that program ONLY WORKS FOR OLDER HARDWARE! It has no relevance to current day machines.
I don't consider 300->450 on the core and200->375 on the mem to be "minimal". Real Macs do not have "thermal issues".
Edited by rabidz7 - 11/18/13 at 6:37am
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I guess its nice for discovery/pushing highly outdated software.
But those gains are really just minimal for the support there is for the platform in question. There is no modern program people need/want on PPC based macs that can take advantage of those gains.
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Just because it is made by Apple doesn't mean it should be overclocked. Apple already has thermal issues inside their machines, why would you further increase it? Also, the gains are mostly minimal at best... and that program ONLY WORKS FOR OLDER HARDWARE! It has no relevance to current day machines.
I don't consider 300->450 on the core and200->375 on the mem to be "minimal". Real Macs do not have "thermal issues".

A Mac is a Mac, regardless of what generation it is. I don't know what you are so hung up on and butt hurt about, but you are only hurting yourself here. The performance gains you would get would be so small that they are not worth the trouble. Also, in regards to iBook and PowerBook series, they all had cooling issues. However, if users used them under normal circumstances, they ran fine. Put them under heavy load, however, and they turned into a miniature space heater.

Now, was the cooling issue of concern? No, they were designed to run hot.
Edited by Lord Xeb - 11/18/13 at 7:40pm
 
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A Mac is a Mac, regardless of what generation it is. I don't know what you are so hung up on and butt hurt about, but you are only hurting yourself here. The performance gains you would get would be so small that they are not worth the trouble. Also, in regards to iBook and PowerBook series, they all had cooling issues. However, if users used them under normal circumstances, they ran fine. Put them under heavy load, however, and they turned into a miniature space heater.

Now, was the cooling issue of concern? No, they were designed to run hot.

This forum is called Overclock.net. We overclock for fun, not really for speed.
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This forum is called Overclock.net. We overclock for fun, not really for speed.

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A Mac is a Mac, regardless of what generation it is. I don't know what you are so hung up on and butt hurt about, but you are only hurting yourself here. The performance gains you would get would be so small that they are not worth the trouble. Also, in regards to iBook and PowerBook series, they all had cooling issues. However, if users used them under normal circumstances, they ran fine. Put them under heavy load, however, and they turned into a miniature space heater.

Now, was the cooling issue of concern? No, they were designed to run hot.

This forum is called Overclock.net. We overclock for fun, not really for speed.

I have been around these parts MUCH longer than you have and I know this better than pretty much anyone else. I use to try to overclock freaking everything! However, you were discussing 10 year old hardware that is basically worthless at this point. Why is this even a point of discussion? The fact that you responded with "This is OCN" crap means you don't have a valid answer for any of your antics and that I hit the nail on the head. Now then, if you wouldn't mind, stop bringing up worthless, senseless topics that have little to no value to just about everyone. The only reason someone keeps old hardware is for legacy reasons or because they have something that will only run on said hardware. As anyone around these parts would know, most of us would have already moved on from old hardware. After all, it is the pursuit of performance.
 
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Ya, the hardware supported by that isn't even worth the minimal effort to OC. Honestly those machines that are still around (of that era) are just.......
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Ya, the hardware supported by that isn't even worth the minimal effort to OC. Honestly those machines that are still around (of that era) are just.......

And my point exactly. The guy is butt hurt over something and I believe it has something to do with a comment a made a while back that Mac's can't be overclocked. I never said it was impossible, however, it is HIGHLY not recommended due to a variety of issues (one being heat and cooling).
 
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