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Hanselminutes Podcast 226 - Building your own Ultimate Developer PC 2.0 with Pete Brown

August 20, 2010 Comment on this post [3] Posted in Hardware | Podcast
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This Insane Heat Sink Pic was seen at My two-hundred-and-twenty-sixth podcast is up. Scott catches up with Pete Brown after they've both built their "Ultimate Developer PCs." Any regrets? What'd they learn and how you can learn from their mistakes and successes?

UPDATE: Pete and I did a Skype call with Joel Barsotti and he guided me in the overclocking process and I was able to easily take the 3.33Ghz Intel i7 processor I have to 4.0Ghz, a free 20% speed gain while staying on air cooling. I'm sure I could take it beyond but I don't want to compromise stability. Is a short overclocking show or article something you all are interested in?

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August 21, 2010 0:34
Cool! Can't wait to hear it. Also, I would love both a post and an episode on overclocking, I would love to get some intro to the subject.
August 21, 2010 0:50
For comparison, see the WEI score on a ThinkPad W510 at
September 08, 2010 22:44
Hey Scott, I'd love to see an article on overclocking and how to do it!

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