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Can i overclock my Laptop cpu? 2630Qm 2.0ghz

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I've oc'ed on my desktop & many other before the one i currently have. Is there a way to get my cpu to a 2.6 at all times.. Like a consistent speed..

Thanks..
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Generally laptops are thermally designed to use the specific CPU in them. Unless your bios supports clock adjustments, (although there are software programs designed to do the same), and you have modified cooling upgrades, generally it is not advisable. Heat is a major issue with any laptop. Depending on your laptop you might,although unlikely, be able to make cooling mods to your laptop.
Besides, a laptop is, generally speaking, a set configured system based on the build.
I am not saying it is impossible. Just improbable and most likely not worth the effort.
I have seen gaming laptops have the capability to do mods and enhance performance.
Unfortunately most laptops do not allow the opportunity to upgrade based on their builds.
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You can using overclock software but I don't recommend it as it will run very hot and potentially cause over heat throttling thus negating any performance gain.
    
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Check my post stickied at the top of this section and see if SetFSB will work for you. At the very least ThrottleStop should.
     
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