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post #31 of 43
wow our site better win this contest. OCN FTW!
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It would be unfair If you would end up with the least overclockable hardware available simply by yield limitations.
    
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post #33 of 43
BEFORE WHERE IS BEFORE! We need to get before to attend this. Although I think he may be in France...(where he lives of course)... I don't frequent the LN2/DICE section but i'm sure somebody here has the experience.
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post #34 of 43
This is going to be one heated competition
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post #35 of 43
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This is going to be one heated competition
If that was a joke, i demand that the ban stick should be swung.
post #36 of 43
I know if you want the craziest overclocks, you'll need liquid nitrogen.

But I think a contest like this would better serve the PC enthusiast/overclocking community if it were limited to air/water cooling. More realistic clocks with more competition between everyday overclockers. That's just my 2 cents.
    
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While I don't hold any world records I think I could fare well if provided the right hardware. LA is a bit of a haul from here, but what the heck, I'd be willing to represent OCN with a group of delegates.

CyberDruid you in?????
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Do you have any experience Ravin?

And 6 hours stable on LN2? Who the hell goes for stable under LN2?!
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Do you have any experience Ravin?

And 6 hours stable on LN2? Who the hell goes for stable under LN2?!
Tons of experience in assembly, configuration, programming, air and water. I've been building since I was 5 and my dad the engineer built his first PC- that's 26 years of building and OCing (I turn 32 this year). While my BS is in Geology, I hold minors in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Theatre, and am 4 hours short of a minor in Computer Science.

When I spend my on $$$ for parts I like to keep to reasonable limits in terms of volts and temps, but if you're going to give me free hardware to destroy then I'm game. Remember, my rigs are built to run OCd 24/7 for years on end, not just 60 seconds.

I've never had the opportunity to go LN2 or phase in a computer application, although I have plenty of experience with industrial applications of phase (think 2500hp turbines pushing 300psi of NH3).

While this may not be valid street cred in terms of being a u63rl337 OCer, I think it does qualify me as a "Jack of all trades, Master of none".

Ln2 stable are you nuts?!?!?!.....just let me get a SuperPi 32M and I'll be happy!
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Tons of experience in assembly, configuration, programming, air and water. I've been building since I was 5 and my dad the engineer built his first PC- that's 26 years of building and OCing (I turn 32 this year). While my BS is in Geology, I hold minors in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Theatre, and am 4 hours short of a minor in Computer Science.

When I spend my on $$$ for parts I like to keep to reasonable limits in terms of volts and temps, but if you're going to give me free hardware to destroy then I'm game. Remember, my rigs are built to run OCd 24/7 for years on end, not just 60 seconds.

I've never had the opportunity to go LN2 or phase in a computer application, although I have plenty of experience with industrial applications of phase (think 2500hp turbines pushing 300psi of NH3).

While this may not be valid street cred in terms of being a u63rl337 OCer, I think it does qualify me as a "Jack of all trades, Master of none".

Ln2 stable are you nuts?!?!?!.....just let me get a SuperPi 32M and I'll be happy!
No offense, but that answer was basically a no.

The experience you need to enter this competition:

1. Extreme cooling. i.e. LN2, DiCE, Cascade. And not just once or twice.
2. Voltage mods
3. Knowledge of all the subtimings, mutlipliers and voltages on the BIOS. i.e. Twr, Twtr, Trwt, Tref, Twcl.
4. Knowledge of Windows and benchmark tweaks, e.g. level of priority, LOD

You also need respect - for example, K404 over at Benchtec has handpicked PC2-6400 from TeamXtreem which is his Signiture Edition and was picked from the best of the best when the 3-3-3-8 stuff was speed binned. Many overclockers have inside contacts from whom they can get cherry picked hardware.

Please note, in no way am I saying that I have the skills - I don't. However, I know a few extreme benchers and I hang out a lot on the Benchtec forums and this is the kinda stuff which you pick up and wish you knew
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