Intel CPUs Ultimate Sticky Thread

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hokiealumnus

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hokiealumnus

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Stickies have been combined into a single thread for ease of viewing, user friendliness and such. :)

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Kenrou

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When someone writes it, why don't you take the initiative? :)

I have a sample of 1 (one) :(

EDIT : and my wife would kill me slowly and painfully if i told her i want to spend more cash in computer parts in the next year or so...
 

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You only need a sample of one to write a basic overclocking guide.

I plan to write one up for the next chip coming out. But really, Skylake is hardly different than anything before it really. Some slight changes (FIVR back off CPU) but what you need to adjust is the same. You really only need to touch Vcore and the multiplier. Memory overclocking and cache overclocking yield little results the overwhelming majority of the time.