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And to what limit? Thank you.
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Try with MSI afterburner, your limit will be your temps. Do not exceed 99c, leave yourself some room and not go over around 80c
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Don't overclock laptop hardware, it's the most stupid thing you can do.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Stefy;13853832 
Don't overclock laptop hardware, it's the most stupid thing you can do.

It's stupid if you don't keep an eye on your temps. Depending on what model you have there might not be much room before temps will limit you, but it's perfectly viable.

But yeah, use MSI's afterburner and be very wary of your system temps.
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im agreed with the silly idea thing. you cuold probs do it a little bit, but it wouldnt be worth it as laptop hardware is all configured to work at an optimum level. i.e in most cases the cooling is just enough to look after it at its factory spec. just like an intel/amd stock HSF
     
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Avoid OC'ing mobility chipsets.
 
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post #7 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ascii Aficionado;13856578 
Avoid OC'ing Acer mobility chipsets.

Corrected.


If it's not Acer, you might want to try to overclock it 5-10% max and watch your temps.
Also your battery should last a little less if you plan on carrying it over.

EDIT : 10% would be risky IMO, I wouldn't even touch it.
post #8 of 32
in short u don't... unless you want to look at a new laptop very soon...

the only notebook/netbook i have ever oced is my EEEPC VX6...

and that is because it came with overkill cooling designed for ocing...

any standard style notebook is not worth the risk...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Abs.exe;13856627 
Corrected.


If it's not Acer, you might want to try to overclock it 5-10% max and watch your temps.
Also your battery should last a little less if you plan on carrying it over.

EDIT : 10% would be risky IMO, I wouldn't even touch it.

What is wrong with Acer? I own multiple Acer monitors and laptops and all of them are fine.

@op I wouldnt bother ocing a mobile chipset as it would make your laptop noticeably hotter.
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It's not worth the extra 5 fps.
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