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Pentium MMX, 200mhz to 233mhz.
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my first was with my sig rig with a few older parts, but same cpu. I was planning on going all out from the beginning. Slowly but surely i got to 3.8GHz. Then i needed some help, came here, and got to 4.2GHz and have been a member ever since!
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post #63 of 72
First OC was some years ago on a (crappy) AMD Sempron. Took it from 2.7 to 3.2GHz on stock voltage.
    
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post #64 of 72
my first OC was my P4, got from 3 to 3.4 GHz. i did it on stock cooler, and it was one of the first Northwoods, so temps were sky high, tho safe enough to be stable
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post #65 of 72
First system I've OC'd is my sig rig so Xeon E5620s from 2.40 to ~3.80 @ 1.32v. Gotten it to spike right at 4Ghz but not stable. Brought it down to 197x19 and generally hung around there. Still having an oddity or two where it's not 100% stable but I'm pretty sure it's a GPU issue now. CPUs have been champs though!
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post #66 of 72
My first overclocking was with my current sig rig, it went very well, although I was very nervous about the whole thing. After playing with the bios for about 2 hours i got my E2180 to 3.1 Ghz with a stock cooler, and stock voltage. sense then I've dropped it down to 2.6 Ghz, because I didn't like how hot my cpu was getting, and didn't really have the desire to get a better cooler for an all around rig.
 
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My first OC was with a P4 3GHz, and I brought it up to 3.2 GHz.
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post #68 of 72
My first was a Pentium 233 OC to 250 and for a short while 299. 250 was stable, 299 was somtime fine, sometimes wildly unstable. It was all done by jumpers, and there was no aftermarket parts I knew of, you had to make custom cooling etc by rigging up larger heatsinks and attaching fans, which were always super loud. There were no stress testing apps, and no temp monitoring apps, you used your finger on the heatsinks to see how hot they were. The best cooling mod was to remove a panel of the case and put a room fan up to it. Eventually 299 became completely unstable, and after a while longer at 250 I bought a Pentium II 300 used so I could have an AGP slot, a voodoo3 card and play Quake in hardware 3D.

This made me think of visiting my brother-in-law, who had 2 voodoo2 PCI cards in SLI. He also had to take of the side door and use a room fan, or the two cards would overheat when he played quake, lolz.
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post #69 of 72
My first OC was on an old IBM AT 80286. Stock they were 6MHz, but you could replace the 6MHz clock crystal with an 8MHz clock crystal and get a nice boost in speed. A lot more work than it is today as you actually had to pull the mobo out, unsolder the old crystal, then solder in the new one. The Compaq came out with their 80286's with a 12MHz crystal. As long as you ran their special version of Compaq Dos you ran at the full 12MHz, but if you tried to run MS-Dos, DR-Dos, CP/M, or any other OS you were limited to 8MHz. It was all an attempt to force you to spend about 30 to 50% extra for the Compaq Dos upgrade instead of one of the others.
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post #70 of 72
i killed my mobo cpu and ram and still overclock lol waited 500 dollars
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