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I want a validation of that i5 overclock you claim to have gotten. That seems impossible. Show a screenie of the Intel Burn Test stating your success.

The GPU, I don't doubt. My GPU could probably hit 900 on the core if I gave it a nice tenth of a volt. ^^
     
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Originally Posted by compuman145;13221064 
I would have thought the reason they let you do that is because when turbo boost is enabled it hits that speed anyway.

Hence why it's not an issue.

Comps

Yeah you're essentially just locking it at max speed, you're not overclocking it IMO. You just stick the CPU to..what, 3.2Ghz?

IMO I would not bother OCing it unless you can make it stick to 3.6~3.8
 
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post #13 of 39
I have been hearing the 14x dosent cool so well. Would like to know if its true when you get to using it!
 
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Mine shipped to UPS yesterday! Should get it this week I hope!
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I MUST KNOW HOW YOU ARE ONLY PAYING
"I got all these goodies for 905 + Tax!"

Cause I am looking at getting one and they are quoting me like 1630$ +tax/shipping and everything gezz! PLz pass on what you did thank you!
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post #16 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jackeduphard;13298753 
I MUST KNOW HOW YOU ARE ONLY PAYING
"I got all these goodies for 905 + Tax!"

Cause I am looking at getting one and they are quoting me like 1630$ +tax/shipping and everything gezz! PLz pass on what you did thank you!

Yes please tell me how you managed to get the m14x to $905 + tax?

My order is:

M14x
2720
900p screen
Bluetooth
6205 wifi

And the best I could do was $1308 + tax..

Please enlighten us.
post #17 of 39
Thread Starter 
I made a video...

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TLW3-3ZcsY[/ame]

Also my M14X is coming tomorrow guys!
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Apr 29, 2011 7:41 AM
Delivered

Can't wait until I get home from college today ^_^
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post #20 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jackeduphard;13298753 
I MUST KNOW HOW YOU ARE ONLY PAYING
"I got all these goodies for 905 + Tax!"

Cause I am looking at getting one and they are quoting me like 1630$ +tax/shipping and everything gezz! PLz pass on what you did thank you!

I am sure he did the slickdeals trick. They had a coupon code for 21% off, but you had to claim to be a farmer.
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