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I made this thread to share from my experience, and to save you from a lot of trouble.

I WARN YOU: DO NOT OVERCLOCK THE PCIE! DONT!

I read about it, and found out that it causes data corruption on sata HD's.
I totally ignored it, so I OC'd my PCIE to 120
I was asking for trouble. I ran it at 120 for 1 day, and at 110 for 2 days. Now it does not want to boot into Windows, it checks my HD's for data corruption, I tried to do a restore, it said that my HD was CORRUPTED, and it tried to fix it with some succes.

The moral of the story is DO NOT MESS WITH THE PCIE. lock it at 100 and you will be a happy PC user
Edited by _Marvin_ - 12/20/08 at 7:47am
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This has been preached about 1k times already......
    
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^ditto

Sorry for your loss though.
    
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Mine cant even boot with 105Mhz
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What's the point of doing that? What does it even do?
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Well its well known to some and not to others. Everyone is different. However if you want a happy PC then keep it at 100 lol
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for some people 105 or 110 is fine and helps stability, but for the most part just leave it alone.
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE View Post
Well its well known to some and not to others. Everyone is different. However if you want a happy PC then keep it at 100 lol
Word. However the use of the search function seems to be lack there of.
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Originally Posted by {core2duo}werd View Post
for some people 105 or 110 is fine and helps stability, but for the most part just leave it alone.
For the most part, its just better that way.
    
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post #9 of 9
I never heard about this, but i'll be sure not to mess with it
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