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Old January 26, 2010, 09:18 AM
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anything that is cpu bound will get an increase in performance from oc
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Old January 26, 2010, 09:56 AM
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The interesting thing to look at is performance vs. power.... TomsHardware did an article on that and for an E8400 the sweet spot was ~3.4GHZ IIRC. I keep mind at stock to save power. Less power for CPU = more power for folding without my parents bugging me!
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Old January 26, 2010, 10:52 AM
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Well, i OC'ed my AMD 5200+ from 2.7-2.97 and everything "felt" faster and smoother. No longer did i have to wait for my computer to start up and load everything.

I also some extra fps w/ my 9600GT too.
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Old January 26, 2010, 12:36 PM
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I dunno, my system is pretty damn fast on stock settings, I just don't see much benefit from cranking my 965 really. I'm sure I could in gaming find more performance but if I dont run bench marks I dont know that I'd really notice it.
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Old January 26, 2010, 12:45 PM
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well you can trade me for a 920 and i can take to no-mans land for ya are you sure you didn't just want to say hi i have a i7 965. Just because you don't use your chip to it fullest does not mean someone that would could not see a major benefit from oc it.
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Old January 28, 2010, 04:13 PM
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Wow, this thread didnt have a post in almost four months lol...

I don't even have the same hardware anymore lol.
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