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Just upgraded my system and am eager to learn about the science of overclocking!
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Welcome!
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Thanks!
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Hey welcome to OCN! Lots of info here... you'll be overclocking in no time.
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post #5 of 15
welcome. here are some links to a few threads about your setup. read through them to get some insight.

http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...x-680i-lt.html

http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...evga-680i.html

http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...rclocking.html

Do a search for 680i guide or overclock 680i and a lot of info will come out. Good luck and welcome.
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Thanks for the warm welcome! I will definitely be checking out those guides for my mobo.
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post #7 of 15
Welcome man!
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You definitely have a good rig to learn how to OC on. Welcome to the forums, and thanks for filling out System Specs before one of us had to complain about it.
    
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post #9 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
You definitely have a good rig to learn how to OC on. Welcome to the forums, and thanks for filling out System Specs before one of us had to complain about it.
Lol

Welcome to the forums, nice rig btw.
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Welcome to OCN!
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