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i just bought s new Toshiba Portege R705-p35. Has an i3 @ 2.4ghz. Ide like to overclock it just a bit. It runs cool and has great battery life as it is. So more performance is what im after... I Just dont know what software to use as there are no controls in the bios.

I downloaded the free setfsb, but it doesnt seem to take the settings. Cpuz still reads 2.4ghz. Any other programs to use? Or am i just a noob at using setfsb? Ive never messed with software OC...


HELP OCN!


PS: dont post in my thread if your not going to give helpful information. Dont waste my time with "dont overclock laptops" blah blah blah.kthanxbye
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post #2 of 12
Slim chance you are going to be able to get an oc out of that Toshiba. But yea setfsb is the way to go unless you wanna pop the mobo out to find the correct IC. But I doubt even if you had the correct IC that setfsb wouldn't even have it. The only laptops I've seen that are able to get some OC out of are Asus/Msi.
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Dont oc laptops.

LOL
Edited by Tw34k - 4/25/11 at 7:45pm
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Dont oc laptops.
Scum of ocn.... thanks!

Please read my damn post.
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GPUs can be OCed a bit on laptops, i know, my GTX 470m is 630 mhz from 535 and the Sager cooling system keeps it well-cooled.

Otherwise, if it isn't a Asus G73 or any Sager laptop, the cooling will probably suck.

And even on Sagers, you have to have the i7 940xm or i7 2920xm to overclock with unlocked multipliers, but those cpus are so expensive you have to sell your soul to get them...

most of the time u have a locked i7 740 qm or i7 2630qm, and setFSB may or may not work... actually, overclocking on sandy bridge cpus is impossible since everything, like USB bus, pcie, and all that is tied onto the processor.
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The only program I heard allows you to OC is setfsb but even with that program I had trouble overclocking a dell desktop so your chances are very slim
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I guess a good way to pull it off would be to modify the cooling some how. Maybe pull the cooler off and replace the stock TIM with something aftermarket. The main problem with laptop OCing is with cooling. I wouldn't do it, but if I were, that would be my first step.
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Scum of ocn.... thanks!

Please read my damn post.
I did
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Originally Posted by Tw34k View Post
Dont oc laptops.

LOL
It's almost like I tripped, and landed somewhere that isn't OCN...

I'll just leave these here.






Fastest P7350 on Hwbot, done with SetFSB. However, your results may vary.
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post #10 of 12
Cool so you overclocked a laptop. Does it burst into flame if you set it on a bed?
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