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I'm planning a reinstall, should I but my default settings in bios and start with a non oc computer, or can I just reinstall with overclocked pc... I heard it was dangerous, that's why I ask here


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You should reset everything to default if you're planning a reinstall. The reason for this is simple: OC isn't always stable. Instability can lead to data corruption. You don't want data corruption while you're installing your OS because you'll have to start over.
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Originally Posted by Ty Auchter
You should reset everything to default if you're planning a reinstall. The reason for this is simple: OC isn't always stable. Instability can lead to data corruption. You don't want data corruption while you're installing your OS because you'll have to start over.
Yeah what he said.
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