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Picture of drill and metal shavings in Pentium D 805 article

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May 31, 2006 2:06:42 AM

Sorry if this is a repost, but I couldnt find the topic anywhere. Why is there a picture of a Pentium D 805 being drilled with metal shavings everywhere in the overclocking article? It didnt say anything about physically modifying the cpu in the article.
May 31, 2006 3:08:55 AM

uh......... you gotta be kidding, right? it was just an illustration
May 31, 2006 3:32:45 AM

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uh......... you gotta be kidding, right? it was just an illustration


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May 31, 2006 3:39:23 AM

it wasn't actually drilled either... those weren't the cpu shavings. :roll:
May 31, 2006 3:41:27 AM

Drill a hole through the center, it will make it run at 6Ghz, trust me!
May 31, 2006 5:35:31 AM

hello everyone, im new so yeah....

anyways i was wondering where i could buy the OC Intel Pentium 805 because the guy who wrote the article said that you could buy it at newegg.com and so I checked it out and it only has the normal CPU, so anyone know where i can buy it or do i have to OC myself??........ or something?
May 31, 2006 5:43:18 AM

you have to OC yourself , just looked for the pentium d 805 for about $130 there is no "factory" oc'ed processor
May 31, 2006 6:26:46 AM

ok thnx alot icy18. umm..... well i dont know how to OC a CPU so.... yeah..... is there a link that someone can give me on OC CPU's??

well thnx anyways for the help.
May 31, 2006 5:19:37 PM

I'm sure a google search would turn up a ton a results. But since you seem to not be very aware of what you're doing, I would just leave well enough alone; overclocking can be risky business.
May 31, 2006 7:16:02 PM

In order to effectivly overclock a processor you must drill a hole in it to increase airflow and cooling.

(Please note sarcism)

In case you were serious:

The picture is not serious. It was meant to look like they were greatly modifying the CPU when actually they were just overclocking it.
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