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Originally Posted by dlee7283 View Post

That processor is pretty strong even at stock, what are u trying to accomplish by overclocking, is it the geek factor or do u have a legitmate reason, like framerates in a certain game,etc.

It's about the framerates indeed. Sometimes I just have screen lagg and my FPS is between 50-60 in-game, which seems a bit low to me. That's the reason why I wanted to do it.
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Originally Posted by axipher View Post

Looking at a picture of the board, it doesn't look like it has any cooling on the power circuitry for the CPU which could easily get damaged if you overclock it too far.

By saying 'too far', would it be able for me to overclock it from 2.6 to like 2.7 or 2.8? Or do you think I'm not able to overclock a 0.1 GHZ?
post #13 of 30
Looking at your screenshots it looks like you have a OEM motherboard. In which case it the bios should be locked from all overclocking.
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post #14 of 30
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It's about the framerates indeed. Sometimes I just have screen lagg and my FPS is between 50-60 in-game, which seems a bit low to me. That's the reason why I wanted to do it.

Get something like an e7400 or e8400 and that will fix your problem.

As for framerates, turn stuff like VSync off and Anti-aliasing.


There is no magical fix if the motherboard doesnt support overclocking, if there was someone would let you know.
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You could try this,May or may not work.And it's not the recommended way to OC you computer:
http://files.extremeoverclocking.com/file.php?f=189
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You could try this,May or may not work.And it's not the recommended way to OC you computer:
http://files.extremeoverclocking.com/file.php?f=189

that program is a pain and hard to use for a novice, why would u post that lol:)
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that program is a pain and hard to use for a novice, why would u post that lol:)

Because that's all there is.Overclocking in the BIOS is not easy too.
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post #18 of 30
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That's right. I checked the whole BIOS for an overclock option already, but it doesn't have one.
Does that mean I'm also not able to software overclock then?

No..you can software overclock..Maybe not much..unless you can add cpu voltage in the BIOS
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No..you can software overclock..Maybe not much..unless you can add cpu voltage in the BIOS
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So with that program I can add cpu voltage in my BIOS?
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no..you can speed up your cpu..but sooner or later it will run out of "juice"
 
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