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post #41 of 72
Overclocked a C2D E6400 from 2.13GHz to 2.56GHz, then eventually got it to 3GHz using ~50MHz increments.


All this was on auto voltage and the horrible intel stock cooler.
 
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post #42 of 72
went smooth because of this forum. read like a million threads and figured it out. was stable the first try
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post #43 of 72
My first OC ever was with my old Radeon X800 GPU actually. Didnt read anything at all about OCing, just downloaded some program and increased the core clock. Made my GPU start artifacting and completely ruined my OS so that my PC wouldnt shut down
Few years later I tried the same thing with my prebuild Athlon 64 3700+ system. Still didnt read any guides and just downloaded some program. I got it stable at a 7Hz OC...
Then when that PC passed away little more than half a year ago I build my first custom PC with an Athlon X4 630 and read tons and tons of OCing guides. Got it to 3.25 GHz up from 2.8 GHz on stock cooling. Then, a month ago I decided that I wanted to do some real OCing on water and build my current system, which is my first PC with aftermarket cooling and OC oriented hardware.
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post #44 of 72
I remember mine like it was yesterday. It wasn't huge but it was enough to get me scared...i mean it was my first OC. It was an AMD Anthlon 64 x2 @ 2.7Ghz and I bumped it up to 3.0.
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post #45 of 72
Pentium 3 500 to 733 with a behemoth of a cooler slot 1 it would pull the chip out of socket! Had it tied up to the case.
post #46 of 72
killed my K6-2 about 5 minutes after i knew about this so called "overclocking"
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post #47 of 72
I remember like it was yesterday

it was a slot one PIII 500mhz got it up to a little under 900mhz with my a-bit be6-2 mobo

then I unlocked my voodoo2000 to a 3000


still have the mobo and cpu too

but I killed the voodoo3 trying to take the heat sink off


good times, good times
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 2/13/11 at 3:56pm
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post #48 of 72
My first OC try actually is what brought me to this website. I had read about OC'ing by doing a google search. I had a prescott 3.0 P4 and I changed the FSB from 200 to 250 on the first try not knowing what I was doing. Needless to say my computer rebooted and starting making beeping noises...Scarred the hell out of me. Was able to get on a different computer of mine and found this website and you guys helped me clear the cmos by taking the battery out...That makes me want to look up my first ever post here..lol
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post #49 of 72
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Mr OCN View Post
killed my K6-2 about 5 minutes after i knew about this so called "overclocking"
That would be another "ALL IN" without winning the pot
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post #50 of 72
My first oc was back when I was around 12 years old. I had this old pc with an AMD Duron processor. Stock was 1ghz, and I pushed it up to 1.3ghz. It was running windows ME too
    
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