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I know my first PC try:
I was scared like a tiger when facing a chicken(!)
With my Q9550@stock cooling with stock voltz i went into bios and raised the FSB a bit (10MHz or so) and hoped that my CPU wouldn`t explode /* it did not */
I learned that I shouldn`t be so afraid of going into Bios
So how was your first try? I really hope to see some "I went ALL-IN"-stuff.
Thanks for sharing your trys in advance!
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post #2 of 72
It was with a PHII X2. I got to 3.6GHz at like 1.4VCore. I was way to scared to go higher as I didn't know the limits yet. That was also on a 4 Phase board.
    
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My very first was a pentium 2 @ 333mhz and it Oc'ed to 400mhz.. haha
post #4 of 72
Time consuming. Took 2-3 days to finally dial the thing in to stable clocks >.<
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Mine was in 01/02 with a 1.3GHZ Celeron. Didn't even know that it was called overclocking, only that my cpu was locked and I had to use software to hack the crystal on the mobo to raise my speed to a "blinding" 1.43 GHZ cause I wanted more.
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I did a MASSIVE overclock on a linked clock PCI/AGP/NB ASRock K7VT4A Pro, that made a Sempron 2800+ reach the stellar speed of 2010MHz, stock speed 2000MHz. And it wasn't even stable.
   
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post #7 of 72
Mine was just a small OC, I put my i5 up to 3.2 I think it was.
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post #8 of 72
E5200 went from 2.5 to 3.5 with a mild bump to vcore.
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C2D E8400 @ 3.7GHz, lowest volts i could find in the list...Everything is fine
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post #10 of 72
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Originally Posted by Artikbot View Post
I did a MASSIVE overclock on a linked clock PCI/AGP/NB ASRock K7VT4A Pro, that made a Sempron 2800+ reach the stellar speed of 2010MHz, stock speed 2000MHz. And it wasn't even stable.
That really worth a LOL! Sorry i`m shure it wasn`t your skillz but that sounds like the wickedestest OC ever
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2xM4 64GB/ / F3 - 1TB / 2x2TB Baracudas some LG Modified EK 360 HFX 2x(Win7 x64) 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
SyncMaster P2770HD and SyncMaster 940NW Roccat Isku Corsair Gold AX750 NZXT 810 Switch 
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Rocat Kone[+] Razer exactmat X 
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