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post #11 of 15
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Originally Posted by ilikepancakez;14552619 
no what im saying is, theres nothing in the bios for ocing, and amd overdrive has ocing locked. now what i would like help with is finding a program that can overclock my cpu or unlocking amd overdrive

Not much you can do with an OEM board like you have, there are some overclocking programs like clockgen, but I wouldn't recommend using any kind of overclock that is not from the BIOS.

I honestly wouldn't change anything. Not much of a bottleneck at all. What prompted you to ask this question? Are you getting low performance in an application?
post #12 of 15
Could be mild bottlenecking occurring in more CPU intensive games. Probably not enough to effect performance though.

I wouldn't upgrade anything until your computer is no longer able to give you decent performance on your favorite games.
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post #13 of 15
but it is given on the official site that u can oc and u have basic overclocking tweaks on ur motherboard i think u have :-
Intelligent overclocking tools
- AI Overclocking (intelligent CPU frequency tuner)
- TurboV
- Turbo Key
Precision Tweaker 2
- vDIMM: 50 -step DRAM voltage control
- vCore: Adjustable CPU voltage at 0.0125V increment
- vChipset (N.B.): 16-step voltage control
SFS (Stepless Frequency Selection)
- FSB tuning from 200MHz up to 600MHz at 1MHz increment
- PCI Express frequency tuning from 100MHz up to 150MHz at 1MHz increment
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- ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
post #14 of 15
There's a very slight bottleneck. It's nothing really, might equal a couple FPS. You can't overclock because OEM PCs = fail.
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post #15 of 15
What game are you trying to run? Something like WoW that doesn't take advantage of anything beyond 2 cores and is more CPU than GPU intensive would be bottlenecked, but games that use all 4 cores should be fine. A mild OC couldn't hurt though.
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