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I'm gonna try to install Ubuntu on a spare pc...it's pretty stable, tested...but should I reset it to default before installing a new OS? I wanna keep it but just wondering, never really worked with OCing outside of Windows
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i just about always do that, unless you have a very rock steady stable setup then it shouldn't be an issue.

Usually the problem is with more complex installs like windows, where the memory timings and speed can effect weather or not it decides to install fine

this is all just my opinion though
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Originally Posted by hokage View Post
I'm gonna try to install Ubuntu on a spare pc...it's pretty stable, tested...but should I reset it to default before installing a new OS? I wanna keep it but just wondering, never really worked with OCing outside of Windows
I wouldn't worry about it. If its stable in windows it should be stable all around, regardless of the OS.

If for some reason I'm not considering it doesn't work you can reset it to default and restart the install, but I don't think you will have to.
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I have had Ubuntu get really picky on an overclock before. I would get a kernel panic, even though my Windows OS could run perfectly fine.

However this isn't generally the case.
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Do you reset to stock when installing any other OS?
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some one posted that because the linux kernal more efficiently uses your hardware, your max stable OC will be SLIGHTLY lower in linux.... was some people tlaking about it in another thread not too long ago, cant remember what thread though
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post #8 of 30
Yeah on my Linux box I would stress test stable in windows for hours and then crash 5 minutes in to Linux. Would be best to reset the oc before installing.
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I've had the opposite experience; usually Windows is the one that is more picky for me.
post #10 of 30
Probably depends on the pc...my sig rig is Windows 7 prime95/memtest86+ stable & overclocked >4.0GHz/ram at almost 1200MHz...I've installed and run Ultimate Edition 2.6.1 and 2.9 (both Ubuntu) without any problems...
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