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Clever man overclocks his house

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  1. zekrahminator

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    It seems that you can overclock way more than just your computer. A man in Kentucky has managed to overclock everything in his house, simply by increasing the frequency in his electric current. Inspired by the "measly" performance of all his electronics, Lance Hatler decided that 60Hz was not enough for his house. After a lot of trial and error, along with several trips to the emergency room, Hatler has managed to overclock his electrical current to 900MHz. Increasing this frequency any further caused minor fires and structural instability (no his house didn't bluescreen :p). A mere example of all this extra power is Hatler's newfound ability to shred 2x4's (large pieces of wood) in his garbage disposal. Unfortunately, due to the extreme heat output of this overclock, Hatler had to put a gigantic CPU cooler on top of his house. His house maintains a balmy 115 degrees Fahrenheit. When asked what Hatler plans to do next, he claims he will break the 1GHz barrier with the help of liquid cooling.

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  2. Darksaber

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    April fools...? :D
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    once again, very lame joke.
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    somebody doesn't have a sense of humor
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    hey this is a funny not joke!
  6. zekrahminator

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    Lighten up, it's April fools day :).
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    Omg That's My House! ;)
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    lol thats funny
  9. KillZone New Member

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    Actually back in the 40's most of North America ran at 50MHZ on our power supply.
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    Hz, not MHz. big difference. now its 60Hz in NA.
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    Sorry, yeah HZ of course.
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    To Quote:

    Up to the '40's the iron laminations of rotors and stators of electric motors and generating equipment were poor quality and hysteresis losses were a major factor. (note how large old electric motors are compared to newer ones). Higher frequencies would have worsened the losses so up 'till then 25 Hz was common in Canada and the US.
    When better steel was used for laminations, north America changed to 60 Hz about 1950, the Europeans decided 50 Hz was the cat's meow.
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    ha. ha. verry funny lol :p
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    Lol Nice joke man :p Happy April Fools Day Everyone!!!!!!:D
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    That thing is gonna blow the roof apart and then everything else under! :roll:
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    YEah ROFLMAO :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:
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    De ja vu :D
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    getting sick of the April fools crap. this is a news site about hardware & gaming, not a comedy club.

    stop posting s**t ppl.
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    its only been one day
    you might enjoy it more if you pulled out whatever stick is currently lodged in your ass :laugh:

    Since comedy = fun/entertainment
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    Gaming = fun/entertainment
    comedy = gaming?

    So this website must just be a news site for hardware...i guess :cool:
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    Yea its 1000000% true.... ppl need to haf fun tooo and comedy is gud fer dat...
    u dont wanna live a dam serious life all da time and piss off every minute:banghead:
    do u wanna be lyk dat??:banghead:
    man im here fer hafin fun and learning abt hardware n things in the fun way :p :p :p :p
    not lyk learnin frm prfs. in damn coll and bcome like>>>>:shadedshu
    :rockout: :roll: :) have fun wid da joke:rolleyes:
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    This is the funniest April Fools post Ive ever read. When I was at work, I was telling Francis Katumba about this guy. Funny as shit. I laughed so hard I was crying. Thanks.
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    It's only one day a year. I think you'll survive ;) . Everybody likes to have a little fun.
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    soz, just been a shit day thats all!!!! lol

    my appologies 4 taking it out on TPU!

    catchas

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