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Overclocking a 3200

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my comp info
hewlett-pacard company
compaq presario
3200+AMB Sempron
1.80 GHz,1.12 GB of RAM
microsoft windows xp home edition service pack 2

nvidia nforce 430/410 serial ata controller
display- geforce 6150 LE


can someone help me overclock this computer
thanks

more info
Program: eSupport.com BIOS Agent Version 3.55
BIOS Date: 04/13/06
BIOS Type: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
BIOS ID: 04/13/2006-C51-MCP51-A8N-LA
OEM Sign-On: Copyright 2006 by Hewlett-Packard Company Rev. 3.07
Chipset: AMD 1100 rev 0
Superio: Unknown
OS: WinXP SP2
CPU: AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 3200+ 1800 Mhz MAX: 3700 Mhz
BIOS ROM In Socket: Yes
BIOS ROM Size: Unknown
Memory Installed: 1280 MB
Memory Maximum: 4096 MB
Memory Slot 01: 512 MB
Memory Slot 02: 512 MB
Memory Slot 03: 256 MB
Memory Slot 04: 0 MB

eSupport.com, Inc.
1-800-800-BIOS (2467)
www.esupport.com
post #2 of 9
Unfortunately the BIOS on that computer is locked so you cannot overclock the computer from the BIOS. However you can try searching for some overclocking software that lets you overclock in windows. I have never used one but apparently for some people they have worked quite well.
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I have read mixed reviews on Clockgen, a OC'ing utility. I would read about it first prior to using it. I have only Oc'd within windows a couple of times with the Asus software... not very impressive. BIOS is better, but that I do not think that is an option for you, sorry...

Here's a link, check to see if it will work with your PC. I have never used it, so perhaps another member can assist more...

http://www.cpuid.com/clockgen.php

Remember, research it some so you don't muck it up.
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here's a guide though... it explains different terms, and how each speed effects your pc... anyways, here it is
http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...ing-guide.html
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Clockgen is for the unwilling....if you don't OC at the core (BIOS)...I deem it not really real...
1)The stress the CPU endures during the boot process with the OC is eliminated...if you can't make it through that...WACK!!!
2) Less CPU usage is used once in WINDOWS if you've tweaked it and turned off the services so ofcourse you can put some stress on the CPU now...
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post #6 of 9
you cant overclock that machine unfortunately. u will have to get another motherboard. i used to have an eMachines. its locked in bios and when i tried clockgen or any other overclocking tools, it shows up as the speed is faster but its really not. i checked in cpu-z
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post #7 of 9
With most computers made by known manufacturers such as Gateway, Compaq, Dell, etc the bios will be locked so you will not be able to change bios settings. And using windows to try to overclock will not yield many results, and in some cases can be bad.
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post #8 of 9
switch out the mobo with an aftermarket one then you can overclock it...
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thanx everyone for the info.im now gonna place my 3200 in the middle of the street lol
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