What is professionally overclocked?

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James65807
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What is done to overclock professionally? Do they overclock in small increments to make sure the hardware will not crash? Is this possible to do on graphics and processors? I guess just throwing in some numbers someone else gives you as stable is not as good? What if you overclock until the hardware stops working right - Does that make the hardware worse than if you just kept it Whql I think they call it?

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"Professionally overclocked" is just a fancy term for saying conservative overclock. These overclocks are done at very small increments to make sure they are stable. You are paying a premium for it and it is just a marketing gimmick to trick people into thinking it's much faster than the stock speed.

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Marketing gimmick for the most part, DIY and save your $.

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It means "you could easily do this yourself, but we want to charge extra money to do it for you."

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"Professional" is such an overrated term.

Professionally overclocked = overclocked by someone that got paid to do it. Nothing more.

That does not mean a 'professional' overclocker really has a clue what they are doing. Only that they get paid to do it.

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