Is overclocking genuinely useful?

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Subject: Is overclocking genuinely useful?
Posted by:  Doc (docsavage…
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2012

I currently have a Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L mobo with a Core2 Duo 2.33 gig
processor. The CPU is just under specs for some newer video games.
Wondering about overclocking to move it into a higher realm of
performance to avoid popping for another CPU.

Apparently with this mobo it can be done but I wonder if it's really a
practical solution. Has anyone here done overclocking successfully and
found the computer to be as reliable as it is without o/c'ing?