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Warning To New Overclockers


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comanighttrain

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Hey guys, just a warning to new overclockers, if your going to OC anything, make sure u can afford to replace it (ie dont leave yourself computerless).

Today i added a new victim to my wall of death (which was until today, only a PC133 chip and an AMD Athlon 3200+). It was a 512mb Corsair Value Ram chip - luckily im upgrading to overclocking ram anyway.
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dsenette

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we're gonna change your name to "The Torch"
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haaa, im getting the top end Corsair stuff next...i give it about a month
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hahaha how did you fry it lol.. :tazz:
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Takes something incredibly daft to fry a stick of ram lol.
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was using some giga-byte over clocking mojo....it was turning up the ram.....i hope thats what killed the ram anyway, since i wasnt physically touching it.

P.S. It has a linear and non-linear mode, I didnt know that it was on linear due to the nasty interface design, it turned up the Ram, FSB, GFx frequency etc so im lucky its all i lost.

Edited by comanighttrain, 15 February 2006 - 10:04 AM.

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Unless you bumped your memory voltage, this comes as a surprise to me that you could fry it that way. I guess anything is possible, but am glad I've never encountered a similar fate with a stick of memory.

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