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Thread: Overclocking Intel’s Nehalem is “almost as good as having a second graphics card"

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    Default Overclocking Intel’s Nehalem is “almost as good as having a second graphics card"

    Benchmarking and overclocking Intel Nehalem processors will be tricky, but Francois Piednoel claims we will see a “dramatic” increase in speed. The trickiest benchmark of them all will be the “Turbo Mode”, the processor will be aware of the environment it is in, and will change the clock speed according to temperature and current.

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    this is a new level of overclocking.

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    Indeed, it will be interesting to see what will happen.

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    its a cool thought overclocking by thermal disapation
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    Indeed, I can see us overclockers moving to Alaska/Northern Canada, so its nice and cold, to push it further !!

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    Hey, it gets awfully hot here in Canuckland in the summer. In the winter however, I just open the door near my case and the CPU temps drop about 15C in 3 minutes LOL.

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    The era of the chill box is upon us....and I've got some bits already!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyguy View Post
    Hey, it gets awfully hot here in Canuckland in the summer. In the winter however, I just open the door near my case and the CPU temps drop about 15C in 3 minutes LOL.
    yeah and freeze your little tootsie off

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    I wonder if it would be possible to keep a computer in a freezer, hmmm.... I may consider doing that :P

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    buy one of those freezers you have in your basement for all the meat and stuff, you know the ones you could fit an entire cow in. get one of those and just toss your case in it
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    Yer a chest freezer sttod on end could be the way to go

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    Quote Originally Posted by smith View Post
    buy one of those freezers you have in your basement for all the meat and stuff, you know the ones you could fit an entire cow in. get one of those and just toss your case in it
    Did I show you this before?





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    Hmm would be very interesting to do, but wouldn't the heat generated from the computer burn out the freezer motor?

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    This particular unit....Big as a fridge...designed to take something like 3 gallons of just cooked food @ 90 deg C to minus 20 in an hour ....so a lesser sized unit should be capable
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    hey, are you guys smoking something.
    It won't work if you have moving part in the freezer (mostly fans), it will freezed up.
    and secondly....it will be freezer burned all the parts....dumn a$$.....

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    With a little work though I reckon still Like I did before that it should be possible to have say 5deg ambient all year round.....I guess this would be like chilling your water loop to 5 deg (give or take a bit) under any load and don't tell me that would not be useful (a fixed ambient/loop temp)
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