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Poll Results: Is 1.46v too much for 4.9-5.2Ghz ?

 
  • 56% (22)
    Yes
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    No
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post #121 of 129
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Originally Posted by dlee7283 View Post
I am sort of getting sick of the whole noobs who contribute nothing to this community in helping other people and only are about "look at my overclock". Its fun seeing people bring life into old processors but it isn't fun to me with the new stuff.

I can understand bringing life into something old because of money constraints some people have, but why the obsession in overclocking something that is brand spanking new new and is fine at stock and doesn't need to be pushed to its limits.
50/50 on this with you. Get what your saying and agree with the contribution aspect.

Having said that, OCing is why we are here... everytime I get something new, its doesnt stay at stock very long

But yeah,,, I get where your coming from.
post #122 of 129
Its just fun really
    
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It's a hobby for most of us, isn't it?
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post #124 of 129
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Its just fun really
...whats funny? nvm
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butthurt all over this thread
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post #126 of 129
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I mean, once you're warned, it's your own fault. I must say this thread was a WHOLE lot better the first 5 pages, when he was AWOL, I was dying laughing thinking he already burnt up his only computer and couldn't get back on to respond...
I second this. And honestly, I feel like what happened to a lot of the i7's when they first came out is happening again. People didn't know safe voltages, and a lot of people learned the hard way you can't run 1.5 volts through your i7 without burning it up. Eventually a general consensus was reached on what was a safe voltage (1.45 being about the max for i7's and 1.4 being safe)
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post #127 of 129
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overclock.net to me is more about helping noobs who appreciate it yet still finding awesome deals on hardware/software while improving your general knowledge. I think it has morphed into something better than it originally was.

I am not against overclocking if there is a use for it. Its just gotten into some useless pissing contest recently in my opinion. Alot of people just have overkill internet browsers.
While I agree with your views on the site and our rigs... OCN is what it is to all of us, no matter what 'it' is. My friends think I'm foolish for my love of hardware. Oh well. I'm not saving the planet or writing code, I'm just playing some games in my spare time and being proud that I built this machine. To each his own.

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butthurt all over this thread
This too.
Edited by _CH_Skyline_ - 1/12/11 at 7:10pm
 
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post #128 of 129
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So you claim he insults those he asking asking from, then you insult back and offer suggestions?

Sorry, just loled in the irony
Of course I'm going to insult him back for being an insolent fool. Not my fault he is looking a gift horse in the mouth.
Edited by runnin17 - 1/12/11 at 7:29pm
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post #129 of 129
nice clock speeds to be stuck in. I wanna throw my 1090t on the garbage and get one of these babies
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