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Is it possible to OC a P3?

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Does anyone have any idea where to begin to OC a P3 500mhz? because it is a slot fitted P3, I guess you can't... but maybe? any ideas?

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There may be jumpers on the motherboard, like a white priting with Numbers


Or in the BIOS
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I OCed a PI. Yes, a Pentium One. With MMX Technology. LOL!
I used jumpers, and it now has a 13% gain because that's the highest the jumpers will let it go. But I'm sure your PIII can be OCed, just try the BIOS (Of course it cannot be overclocked if it is an OEM rig, meaning that it was built by a big company, like Gateway, HP or others.)
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i overclocked a P3 at work from like a 667 to 733 i think. not sure if it was slotted or not but i just changed the multiplier in the bios. so check it for bus frequency or cpu multiplier
    
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