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How long should i wait to OC my new pc

post #1 of 10
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had my pc since the 7th,june,08 (last sat)
how long till i over clock it?
iv bin doing bench marks - constant gaming since then with a couple of restarts throwen in there.
so when will me engines be run in?
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I started messing with mine after i put better cooling on it so like 2 days lol
    
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post #3 of 10
You can start to OC now, you don't have to wait.
 
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post #4 of 10
Thread Starter 
Exactly the answer i was after
3ghz here i come
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post #5 of 10
Wait....why wait....

I think most here start overclocking @ the very first power-up...

The patience doesn't come in to play until testing your OC.
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post #6 of 10
I have never run a cpu at stock. Install then OC that sucker.

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post #7 of 10
It should have been heavily overclocked by this point. You are already behind the eight ball.
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post #8 of 10
The only time I ever run my CPU at stock is if I'm installing an OS.
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post #9 of 10
i OC mines even before installin XP
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post #10 of 10
I OCed mine after I got windows , all the drivers for everything , and all the updates. so like 3-4 hours after I had it.
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