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post #1081 of 1922
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Well, not to be kicking a man when he is down, but I am sure glad I got this 760 when I did and opted to give SB its grace period to be more known and possibly let a few Rev get out....

Poor folks with their new hardware...

Same here, you get to find out which processors, and motherboards work well and which ones suck butt.
And you get the reviews but honestly, who needs a processor this fast anyways. Unless you're doing video work or something, it's not needed.
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post #1082 of 1922
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Well, not to be kicking a man when he is down, but I am sure glad I got this 760 when I did and opted to give SB its grace period to be more known and possibly let a few Rev get out....

Poor folks with their new hardware...

Yeah, me too.
I was super excited about getting SB, then I started to overclock. I'm content with my 760 for now. Until BD and/or IB comes out, I probably won't be getting a new system.
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post #1084 of 1922
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Yeah, thats why I am happy I held out this long... I have a 2500k & P8P67 Pro in my cart on the egg, just havent pulled the trigger...


And as far as the speed not needed, thats just crazy talk... Of corse its needed...

I mean if you want to get all technical, OC'n these 760's isnt needed either, just leave everything on auto with turbo mode and save power & heat....
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post #1085 of 1922
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Yeah, thats why I am happy I held out this long... I have a 2500k & P8P67 Pro in my cart on the egg, just havent pulled the trigger...


And as far as the speed not needed, thats just crazy talk... Of corse its needed...

I mean if you want to get all technical, OC'n these 760's isnt needed either, just leave everything on auto with turbo mode and save power & heat....
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<< That guy went green! haha
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post #1086 of 1922
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<< That guy went green! haha
LOL..

I overclock as much for the fun of it and the addiction as I do for the performance increase...

I doubt many of us see the difference from say 3.3 to 4.0 in normal everyday use anyway...

I just feel better knowing my system is running at its maximum potential, even when I am just surfing the web and doing meaningless crap...
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post #1087 of 1922
What's going on around here. Going green, no difference between 3.3 and 4.0. Jeesh, I almost spit coffee on my keyboard. Going to be talking about our favorite knitting patterns next. If you can't tell the difference between 3.3 and 4.0 it's a sure sign you need to crank it up to 4.4

Anyway jokes aside I just put tinker back together and added my SLI 460's to it. Moved him to the Prime real estate making it my primary rig for awhile. Thought I'd poke my head in and give the 760 OC Club a bump.
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post #1088 of 1922
I think the SB issue has over run this forum, it will die down in a few days I think....
I will be starting my initial benching for forum wars this weekend, I will surely post some SS here too on my runs...
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post #1089 of 1922
Bump.

I got 3.78GHz stable. I think I will stay at 3.686GHz (since I only need like +0.012v to get it stable) 24/7, and when I hit 4GHz stable, I'll do that for benching.
post #1090 of 1922
Got some nice bench runs today...
3Dmark 06 & Vantage at 4.20 (200 x 21) and did a wPrime at 4.304 (205 x 21) needed 1.48v for that tho...

Shooting for 4.4, but even with 1.50v I couldnt get pas windows load screen without a BSOD...

May try loosening my ram timings tomorrow, it runs the ram at 1680 at that bclk...

clocks a little better than I expected tho...

PS: doing it all on air too, temps are reasonable, but I am not going to try IBT or anything lol
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