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Hello! I am Teemu, 20 from Finland. This is my long time companion rig which I have updated many times.

I recently (read: yesterday) got my new case (CM Storm Scout) and a new cooler (Akasa Nero V2) from the mail and after four hours of working with it I finally got it all builtI realised my idle temperatures had went down 15 degrees! From 45~ C to 30~ C. Therefore my long planning of starting overclocking lead me here as a natural choise. My rig has some parts which are kinda old, especially the RAM but I hope I can get something out of it.

I've read many topics today and since I haven't overclocked before I have much to learn. biggrin.gif My main goal is to learn about how computers actually work (I'm applying to a school of technology, information technology line the upcoming spring) and to get more power out of my setup.

I have a Phenom II X4 965BE and today while checking my bios I semi-accidentally left the multiplier to 18x instead of the stock 17x and played games and did stuff without crashing on 1.3V and without even realizing I just overclocked! O.o So now I have high hopes of reaching 4.0, although I'm not sure if it's possible with my setup. I can still try!

It seems that almost the most important part of overclocking is bragging to others about your new 1GHz overclock or benchmark results so you will propably see mine a few days/weeks from now. ^^
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AMD Phenom II X4 965 M4A89GTD-PRO/USB3 AMD Radeon HD 6950 (flashed) Kingston  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD 500GB 7200RPM LG Optical DVDRAM Drive Akasa Nero v2 Windows 7 Home Premium x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Packard Bell 22" Fujitsu-Siemens Wireless Deltaco 500W Cooler Master Storm Scout 
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Logitech G700 Creative Fatal1ty Headset Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch Tablet 
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The Red Scout
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD 500GB 7200RPM LG Optical DVDRAM Drive Akasa Nero v2 Windows 7 Home Premium x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Packard Bell 22" Fujitsu-Siemens Wireless Deltaco 500W Cooler Master Storm Scout 
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Hey Teemu, welcome to OCN. smile.gif
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Intel X25-M G2 160GB, WD 3TB Samsung SH-S223Q Windows 8 Professional Asus VH236HL-P 23" 
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Intel X25-M G2 160GB, WD 3TB Samsung SH-S223Q Windows 8 Professional Asus VH236HL-P 23" 
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Welcome.

Give my regards to your country's attractive women.

Srsly though, good to have you.
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welcome to OCN!
   
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core 2 duo P8700@2.53GHz 2242CTO Intel X4500MHD 4gb 
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fujitsu 320gb dvd rom cd/rw Windows 7 Professional x64 15.4" 
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Panasonic 6-cell + 65W AC adapter lenovo t500 Logitech MX518 
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Intel i5 760 evga p55 sli MSI gtx460 Hawk corsair dominator 
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fujitsu 320gb dvd rom cd/rw Windows 7 Professional x64 15.4" 
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Panasonic 6-cell + 65W AC adapter lenovo t500 Logitech MX518 
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Intel i5 760 evga p55 sli MSI gtx460 Hawk corsair dominator 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
kingston ssdnow hyper 212+ windows 7 professional sam syncmaster 
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Acer Razer Blackwidow ocz 650W coolermaster elite 335 
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Welcome to OCN grouphug.gifwave2.gif
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Hello there smile.gif
    
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2x160GB WD RAID 0, 750GB Samsung Spinpoint F1 LITE-ON 20X SATA DVD/CD RW Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Viewsonic VA2702w 27" LCD 1920x1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Value 100 (beer magnet) Corsair TX 750W Cooler Master ATCS 840 Logitech SBF-90 (cheapest one on Newegg) 
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Intel Q6600 G0 @ 3.6GHz (lapped) EVGA 780i SLI FTW @ 1600MHz FSB 2 x EVGA 8800GTX 768MB (SLI) @ 625/1500/2000MHz 2x2GB G.Skill PC2-8000 PQ @ 800MHz (linked to FSB) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x160GB WD RAID 0, 750GB Samsung Spinpoint F1 LITE-ON 20X SATA DVD/CD RW Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Viewsonic VA2702w 27" LCD 1920x1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Value 100 (beer magnet) Corsair TX 750W Cooler Master ATCS 840 Logitech SBF-90 (cheapest one on Newegg) 
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Some kinda rubber thing (beer magnet) 
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