Once you are running, tweaking is the next step. AMD fans are loving Advanced Clock Calibration for bring extra cores to life on Black Edition Phenom IIs while others are trying to find an L3 cache on certain Athlon II CPUs. Other forum members, a particular forum member of short stature who is serial modding addict for example, don’t search for the perfect case; they find a new one and Force it to perfection. It does help when the hardware you want to play withhas been released to the public though.
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