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Richard Chao
12-27-2011, 08:05 AM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.extremetech.com/computing/109821-is-overclocking-over' target='_blank'>http://www.extremetech.com/computin...erclocking-over</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>""I think the enthusiast passion for overclocking has cooled off as it's become increasingly difficult to justify what a person should overclock for," he said."</em></p><p><img height="196" src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/wpt/auto/1324830098.usr117680.jpg" style="border: 1px solid #d2d2bb;" width="348" /></p><p>Overclocking is probably something many of us has tried in the past. &nbsp;Who wouldn't want more for less? &nbsp;However, with recent hardware prices relative to performance, there are some that believe overclocking is no longer necessary. &nbsp;ExtremeTech takes a look at overclocking to see if in fact there is a cooling trend in this art. &nbsp;</p><p>Do you still overclock? &nbsp;If so, are you looking to gain performance for a budget item or are you in it for the satisfaction of being able to say you've pushed a piece of hardware to its limit? &nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>

Lee Yuan Sheng
12-27-2011, 06:30 PM
More faster is better. If it's an easy overclock, I'd do it.