More Overclocking Goodness *Pics*

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All this extreme overclocking being done by Overshocked and company has got me all tweaky again. So I decided to try some of my own Air Cooled bench runs with my Q6600.

This is what i got so far, aiming to crack 16k.
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Your 8800GTS is a BIG limitation. At any rate, good job in the CPU OCing.

4.16Ghz on a Q6600!!?!?!?!??/?!!! That's insane! What cooling on CPU? Air????

And welcome back! Long time no see! Me thinks it's time we have another OCing contest :D
 

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Thank you Shadow, Videl and OvrClkr, I appreciate it :)

I could certainly feel the GPU limiting the system. 200mhz for a handful of points. I got most of my goal by upping the GPU like 20mhz across all options. I wonder if it's about time I upgrade the sucker...

It's odd too, pretty much any FSB i try with the 9x multiplier refuses to boot. Anything 8x and this 780i just ate it up. Didn't even sneeze at 1900FSB. I'm quite impressed with it.
 

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Mine's from EVGA, ordered it the same day NCIX got some. Came with a copy of Crysis too :)

I've been very pleased with the performance of this card. I'm probably goin' to wait to see how SC2 plays on it before deciding to spend money to upgrade. Although i want to do it now, lol. I will probably end up with a 2nd Gen DX11 card, we'll see.
 

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Thanks bro.

Nice overclocking by the way. Wanna put it under the ice?
 

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I would but i don't have the money to replace anything if i kill it. Plus i've just finished repairing it, poor thing was inactive a total of 1.5 months. Stupid piece of crap Silverstone PSU.

On that note i've had my fill of tinkering for a bit. Thanks for the inspiration :) I will definitely post some pics when i eventually get a new GPU.
 

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Thanks :sol:

Yeah, i've been tempted by the GTX275 more then once. NCIX.com has been putting them on sale frequently, and i've almost bought it a couple times, lol. I just have to keep reminding myself i don't need it, all my games run smooth on max or near max settings.

If i wasn't buying a new MTB Frame soon I probably would have upgraded my PC already :) But i can't take riding a hardtail frame anymore, my joints hurt...lol. I've had the same one for over 5 years, a Oryx DD 66. Looking to get a new full suspension, particularly a Banshee Scream V2 if that means anything to anyone on here :)
 

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The Step-Up program is only applicable until you've had your card 3 months. Unless they've changed it recently. I've had my card over 2 years, i doubt i'd be able to...although it would be cool.