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Hi everyone,

Newbie here and I'm interested in finding out what I can do in terms of overclocking with my media PC since I use it quite a bit for gaming so obviously it leaves a lot to be desired.

My pc is a HP SlimLine s5229uk:
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01859908&lang=en&cc=us&taskId=101&contentType=SupportFAQ&prodSeriesId=3999463

I did try looking into it quite a while ago and found that I was unable to access certain options within my BIOS menu so I decided to stop trying to overclock my CPU. However, is it possible to do with software or any other way?

I'm also interested in overclocking my graphics card but I'll be posting in the correct sub-category for that.

I'm aware that because of my system any increases in permfoance will probably be minor but when you get the FPS I do in games any increase in performance is good! redface.gif

Please let me know if you need any more information about my system.
Edited by StenchBag - 7/20/13 at 11:50am
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Do not try to overclock that mother board with bios or software you will ruin your pc. The CPU is overclockable with the proper mother board, but the current mother board is not able to overclock the CPU.

Computers do not like fire.
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Originally Posted by Hits9Nine View Post

Do not try to overclock that mother board with bios or software you will ruin your pc. The CPU is overclockable with the proper mother board, but the current mother board is not able to overclock the CPU.

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Haha, fair enough.
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