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Old 04-12-2006, 07:24 AM
outofbreath outofbreath is offline
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CPUs used to be built with much more reserve built into them.

Now manufacturers (yes that means both AMD and Intel) are so very well aware of overclocking that they themselves push their CPUs to the limit in the testing. That is they mark the CPUs as high as possible.

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