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Originally Posted by redsox83381 View Post
LOL.

A registry hack only changes a window setting. It does not OC.
Maybe she hacked it so it just says 5.0GHz.
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Now, this is only an educated guess, but she might be thinking since she has 2 cores at 2.5GHz, she's got a 5GHz CPU?????
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Indignity, I bet you're right that she's multiplying her 2.5GHz by 2. lol

Oh, and that's the best avatar EVAR. I laughed pretty hard when I first saw it (which was in this thread).

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Well I got talking about Penryn to her just now.. She still tried to convince me AMD was better. I told her about AMD's quads being crap, and the first batch being bad, and the huge delays.. Still still says AMD's are faster, and that Intel chips suck as they are not as good unless they are overclocked.

I was explaining why Kentsfield was just as good, if not better then Penryn (Q6600 wise), and then she just started telling me how at work they used liquid nitro and got a Pentium 1 up to 6Ghz.... That's when I just plain gave up.

I didnt even get into Nelham...
Wow, she's stuck in the past. She needs to come here to learn a thing or two!!
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Well I got talking about Penryn to her just now.. She still tried to convince me AMD was better. I told her about AMD's quads being crap, and the first batch being bad, and the huge delays.. Still still says AMD's are faster, and that Intel chips suck as they are not as good unless they are overclocked.

I was explaining why Kentsfield was just as good, if not better then Penryn (Q6600 wise), and then she just started telling me how at work they used liquid nitro and got a Pentium 1 up to 6Ghz.... That's when I just plain gave up.

I didnt even get into Nelham...
A pentium 1 at 6Ghz huh?? I'm sorry, but she is an idiot. It is upsetting to think someone like this will be working an IT job. She has no idea what she is talking about and I honestly think my wife, who doesn't even like computers, probably knows more than this girl just from listening to me over the years. Please, show her this thread. I would LOVE to hear her try to explain her stupid comments
    
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This worries me. If this is how competent our IT professionals are going to be.. maybe we weren't made to be a technological species.
Dont forget he said "FEMALE"
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Well I got talking about Penryn to her just now.. She still tried to convince me AMD was better. I told her about AMD's quads being crap, and the first batch being bad, and the huge delays.. Still still says AMD's are faster, and that Intel chips suck as they are not as good unless they are overclocked.

I was explaining why Kentsfield was just as good, if not better then Penryn (Q6600 wise), and then she just started telling me how at work they used liquid nitro and got a Pentium 1 up to 6Ghz.... That's when I just plain gave up.

I didnt even get into Nelham...
If shes correct on the clock speed of here CPU (or at least half correct ) she must have an Athlon 64 X2 4800+ Brisbane which is the only CPU I know of that runs at 2.5GHz stock. Maybe that's why she's so defensive about AMD it's because she has an AMD CPU. The fact that she says she overclocked a Pentium 1 to 6GHz just says a lot. Why would you even want to overclock a Pentium 1. It's such old tech and the instructions it has are so limited. It's beyond stupid. Maybe if she said something in the 500MHz-1GHz range it might have been believable but 6GHz is just shooting at stars not possible. The only cores that could possibly achieve 6GHz are a Ceder Mill (65nm Pentium 4 single core), Presler (65nm Pentium D dual core), and Wolfdale (45nm Core 2 Duo dual core). Ask her if she knows what a nanometer is?
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What kind of IT field are we talkin here and to what capacity? I hate putting people down but I don't think she is an IT person. I'm guessing she just works for AMD or an AMD supplier based on what you said and she was only trained on what to know would sell stuff for their company.

PS I'm gonna try and get 8Ghz on my dual core later tonight. Wish me luck. :d
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I have an idea, give her the same test Consumer10 just tried with Circuit City, Best Buy and Micro Center (see attached link). Let's see what she comes up with.

http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...-put-test.html

I bet you a quarter that she tells you the muffler bearings need replacing.
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That girl is lying to you. tell her that she speaks 100% BS.
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Sounds as though she's the type that knows just enough to be dangerous - familiar with the terminology, completely clueless with how to use it.
Oh god I laughed so hard at that...

What sucks is the fact that she's in my guild in EQ2... So I have to listen to her try and explain things to people every day who have computer issues. For the longest time I was just pulling them to the side and helped them, explaining what she said was all false.. That got monotinus after about a month of doing it, so I gave up..
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