You overclock a laptop to increase performance. Come on guys! I have an X2 Turion Notebook that runs at 1.5 GHz stock and a set of DDR2 333 sticks. I run the CPU at 1950 and the ram at 390. I went from hating the laptop to being able to live with it for an additional 2 years. When I first did it, the temps were horrible. I modified the notebook cooling by installing new TIM, more copper to dissapate the heat, and attached a 120mm Yate Loon to the bottom that blew air into the HD, RAM, CPU, and GPU.
My temps at stock were around 55-60C. Without the cooling mods, my temps approached 80-90C. I did not keep it oc'd like a noob, I put it back to stock and modified the notebook cooling. I got the temps down to 50-60C at those overcloked settings.
I know bios in laptops are locked, and multipliers are locked on these chips too. There are programs that let you change the ddr timings and overclock the fsb or bus. ClockGen, CrystalCPUID, SysTool, SetFSB, CPU Rightmark, SetFSB, and CPUCool...
The only way I see this happening is through a BUS OC. I doubt there is a way to unlock the multiplier. I guess these SB chips are just too new and not old enough to have enough folks who care to overclock them.
This is not a real good measurement, but look at what it did on this MaxxMem benchmark:
I went from studdering 1080p to flawless too. It mainly was for work, and I was able to run more apps together and not have the CPU or Memory make them run slow. I still have the laptop, it is just old and I replaced it with this new one.Edited by BWG - 8/18/11 at 9:48pm