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Old November 22, 2009, 12:14 PM
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Im scared to try that thing. I usually use prime95 and wprime to test. That test seems very very overkill at-least thats what Ive read on ye' old EVGA forum.
IBT is not overkill. I've had prime-stable overclocks fail on me during other CPU-intensive tasks, but I've never had an IBT-stable overclock fail on me.
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Old November 22, 2009, 03:30 PM
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IBT is not overkill. I've had prime-stable overclocks fail on me during other CPU-intensive tasks, but I've never had an IBT-stable overclock fail on me.
Same. LinX/IBT/whateverothernamesithas is full of win.
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Old November 27, 2009, 10:11 PM
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+1 for LinX or IBT
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Old November 30, 2009, 07:26 PM
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for entry/mid level the i5 seems like a real winrar, nice job.
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