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the asus p5n-d was shipped to mi casa.

ill be workin on puttin it in tonight and i had one question.....

this is the first time i've gotten a new mobo planning to overclock and was wondering if there was any "break-in period" before i could start upping everything.

i thought i read a post a lil while ago saying you need to let the computer run for a lil bit first before going at it......is this right? is it a safe precaution to give it time to "break-in", or does it matter?
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the asus p5n-d was shipped to mi casa.

ill be workin on puttin it in tonight and i had one question.....

this is the first time i've gotten a new mobo planning to overclock and was wondering if there was any "break-in period" before i could start upping everything.

i thought i read a post a lil while ago saying you need to let the computer run for a lil bit first before going at it......is this right? is it a safe precaution to give it time to "break-in", or does it matter?
Not really, but with any new h/w i would advise running it for 48hours or so to make sure you have no h/w defects of any kind. Last thing you want is start overclocking and no matter what it won't be stable only to find the board is malfunctioning.

Rare, but it at least puts your mind at ease.
Edited by Mhill2029 - 6/12/08 at 6:01pm
 
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thanx for the reply. i was planning on leaving it runnin all night to be sure.
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