Should I be worried about MS "overclocking" the CPU & GPU?

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2 years ago#1
I really want to get the xb1 because I like the exclusives better and all my best friends are getting it, but I read somewhere that MS overclocked their CPU at the last minute which sounds like they haven't tested it very much. Can someone please ease my mind?
2 years ago#2
dude Microsoft made the Xbox one extremely big for the reasons of updating it and upclocking it for the future I know I'm sure many people are nervous aboutwhat happen with 360but there's no way in hell that can make the same mistake twice
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2 years ago#3
No. QED.
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2 years ago#4
I'd like to think that they wouldn't take a risk because they wouldn't want to lose a lot of money again. That is their motivation to make sure it works well which makes me feel better.
2 years ago#5
Scarface720 posted...
I really want to get the xb1 because I like the exclusives better and all my best friends are getting it, but I read somewhere that MS overclocked their CPU at the last minute which sounds like they haven't tested it very much. Can someone please ease my mind?


Just as much as PS4 owners will have to worry about the red line error. Which is little to none.
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2 years ago#6
LEGEND_KILLERRR posted...
dude Microsoft made the Xbox one extremely big for the reasons of updating it and upclocking it for the future I know I'm sure many people are nervous aboutwhat happen with 360but there's no way in hell that can make the same mistake twice


It's Microsoft, they constantly repeat mistakes.

Source. Windows
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2 years ago#7
ExampliaGratia posted...
Scarface720 posted...
I really want to get the xb1 because I like the exclusives better and all my best friends are getting it, but I read somewhere that MS overclocked their CPU at the last minute which sounds like they haven't tested it very much. Can someone please ease my mind?


Just as much as PS4 owners will have to worry about the red line error. Which is little to none.


Particularly as the PS4 doesn’t even have a red LED there just a blue and white…
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2 years ago#8
Xeeh_Bitz posted...
LEGEND_KILLERRR posted...
dude Microsoft made the Xbox one extremely big for the reasons of updating it and upclocking it for the future I know I'm sure many people are nervous aboutwhat happen with 360but there's no way in hell that can make the same mistake twice


It's Microsoft, they constantly repeat mistakes.

Source. Windows


Does that mean we should expect PS4 to have both DRE and YLOD because they keep repeating mistakes?
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2 years ago#9
Nope. Warranty.

...but Microsoft should.
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2 years ago#10
nismo_R33 posted...
ExampliaGratia posted...
Scarface720 posted...
I really want to get the xb1 because I like the exclusives better and all my best friends are getting it, but I read somewhere that MS overclocked their CPU at the last minute which sounds like they haven't tested it very much. Can someone please ease my mind?


Just as much as PS4 owners will have to worry about the red line error. Which is little to none.


Particularly as the PS4 doesn’t even have a red LED there just a blue and white…


Oh really?

http://videogamescene.com/ps4-overheating-the-red-line-of-death/

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