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Overclocked Ivy Bridge chips run much hotter than Sandy Bridge

3 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gearlog

Whenever a new processor line gets released by Intel or AMD, the enthusiasts are usually the first to pick them up. As well as enjoying the increased stock performance, many also decide to overclock their chip to see how much extra performance can be squeezed out. However, anyone who has overclocked a Sandy Bridge processor [...]
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Technology / Gadgets : Ubergizmo (4 years ago)

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Technology : GigaOM (3 years ago)

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Technology / Gadgets : PCWorld: Gadgets & Gear (3 years ago)

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