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Alittle about me...

I've been working with Computers since about Windows 95, LOL that was soo long ago. I've worked for Compaq and Hewlett Packard building Consumer and Commercial Systems, everything from hardware installations to Pre-test, and Run-in. Fastest hardware build, (With CPU and RAM already installed on Mobo) was about 1 minute and 15 seconds for a Small Form Factor. Me and another raced, I beat him by like 5 seconds. LOL I also used to work for Verizon DSL doing Tech Support. So I know about hardware and software, just don't know specifics, and that's why I'm here.

I'm Currently going back to school, New Horizon's Computer Learning Center for CompTIA A+, Network +, CISCO's CCNA, and Microsoft Certs MCP, MCSA, MCSE, and MCEH. Not bad I guess for $18,500 or so. Took the test on www.computertraining.com the Microsoft Academy... Aced the first test, background in computers was good enough to get in, and scored 4 out of 10 on the last test. Yes, that's 4 out of 10, and that's twice the national average they told me. Needless to say they've been calling me for the last year and a half trying to get me to go. They only offered the Microsoft Certs but wanted $26,500 for them. So I chose the cheaper one w/ more Certs.

I'm new to Overclocking, a couple buddies I play America's Army with got me into learning about it. One of them suggested this site to me. Started out playing with a stock Dell w/ an extra 256MB of RAM and a nVidia GeForce4 MX 4000 from Walmart...yes I know...I was strapped for cash at the time Horrible FPS in game, but I managed. Now that I have a good job and money to upgrade Upgrading Mobo to GIGABYTE S-Series GA-G33M-DS2R, and going from a Celeron 2.53GHz CPU to a Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz CPU. Only bought 1CC of Arctic Silver 5, should have got the big one though. lol

So that's alittle about me, I'm sure you guys will see me in the Intel CPU OC forum or the RAM forum looking for info!
    
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post #2 of 18
Welcome to the site, sounds like you will be an excellent resource and member!

Don't forget to fill out your system specs in your sig ("Quick Links"->"Edit Signature"->on the left menu "Edit System".
    
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Welcome to Overclock.net!

We're sure having a lot of new members today!
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Welcome hope you enjoy your stay here.
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Welcome !
    
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Hey and welcome to oc.net
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Welcome dude, you can gain a lot of knowledge from this site!

And by the sounds of it, we can learn a lot from you.

Look forward to seeing you around.
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I just took the test (bored), aced the first one and positive I got 6 of them right on the second test. Are they gonna pester me too? Haha.

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Welcome to OCN
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Thanks guys! Everyone has been real friendly and VERY helpful, I've learned sooo much stuff already and look forward to learning even more!! I'll try to help out anyone and everyone I can, I'm just hoping I can get these Certs done and get a better job! LOL I love working with computers, I'd rather do that than customer service anyday...customers are too stupid anyways. lol

I have a post in the Build Log under Intel, been taking ALOT of suggestions and is looking like a sweet build...check it out and let me know what you think!
    
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Intel Core2Duo E6600 Conroe @ 3.0GHz GA-G33M-DS2R (ICH9 NB) nVidia GeForce 8600GTS 512MB Crucial Ballistix 4GB DDR2 1000MHz (PC2 6400) 
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