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New guy that knows just enough right now to be dangerous
I've got a laptop.. killernotebooks executioner to be exact.

I've read up around faq's and guides and decided this is the best forum to get real information.

Unfortunately, the notebook has a intel mobo and the bios is locked up.
  • What is a good overclocking clocking software to work around the bios issue?
  • Also, where can I find software for a good temperature reading?.. assuming the laptop has the correct sensors
Here's what I'm starting with:


I've got RivaTuner for the GPU, but I'll hit it last.
Also note that it's a ES cpu that's unlocked... just need to work around the bios. The ram is also quality OCZ. I'll also be getting some generic copper heatsinks I'll be adhering to the plates of the cpu and gpu with artic silver adhesive. Not much else I can do with cooling right now.
What I'm trying to do is see how high I can get this rig and stay stable.
Oh, and stock it's pumping out 5260 on 3DMark06...
    
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Im going to play devils advocate here and tell you to please, strongly consider, and reconsider, overclocking your laptop. Without the increased active cooling that desktops can provide, and the extremely close proximity in which all of the parts are, overclocking laptops is never suggested. Hell, thats a really nice laptop as it is! Would suck to burn something out. Anyways, should you really want to try to do this, you can try the program "clockgen" and for temp monitoring get TAT (thermal analysis tool) and speedfan for other temps.
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Notebook + OC = NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Just as stated above! PLEASE RECONSIDER.
    
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honestly when i owned my notebook, i played CS on it for hours upon hours. It burned the hell out of my lap (literally 2nd degree burns). i also strongly consider not overclocking a notebook. they're not meant for that. if you want to overclock, get a desktop and tote it around in a backpack.
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Put it this way 99.9999999999999% chance you WILL regret it.
    
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post #6 of 17
But an ES core 2? It's worth a shot *evil grin*

I don't know if it will work, but it's worth trying Systool
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post #7 of 17
Yeah man it doesn't sound like a smart idea to me.
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how'd you manage gettin an ES inside of a laptop?

i'd say pry the female dog out and pop it into a desktop motherboard then you can really do some overclocking.
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post #9 of 17
KN mods their notebooks, so maybe he has a chance for some minor tweaking. Those with Core 2's have been able to bump up clockspeed without much of a temp increase (stock vcore of course), so it's at least worth a gander with Systool
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post #10 of 17
I say not worth the risk.
    
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