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Not worth it

depends on what's inside, if its 1333mhz like I think it would be, its about 5 frames difference then when at 1866mhz.

http://www.facebook.com/notes/gigabyte/using-high-performance-ram-with-amd-a-series-apus-in-dx11-gaming/10150250045504446?ref=nf

http://www.legitreviews.com/testing-different-memory-speeds-on-amds-a8-3850-llano-apu_1652/8

that's nearly a new gpu's worth, although your right about price but buying a whole new laptop would be even more.
Edited by MrPerforations - 3/5/14 at 9:09pm
    
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This is something I would take very, VERY carefully. I know that when I put a new chip in my laptop (up from 2.2 to 2.93ghz) the system begins to run very hot if it is EVER off the cooling pad, or for the matter if I close the lid all the way. Many laptops internal coolers are designed for the chips it comes with and nothing more, which would include overclocking. If I were you I would look into that model, find some pictures of the inside and see how robust its cooling system is before you even begin to look into overclocking an APU system as they run VERY hot as it is.

Edit: I just looked up that laptop.. It seems awfully thin to have enough cooling for enough of an overclock on the APU that would make any noticeable difference.
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yep, don't oc it was my thought, be a nice fire, but getting better ram to improve the gpu was an idea, what do you think please?
    
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post #14 of 14
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6gb ddr3 ram is what I have, cant see why getting any more would benefit me. not even sure if i could get more. and alans, yep thats it.


for all future reference, I am fully aware of the heating issues presented with overclocking this laptop. I understand the problems. Just wondering if it can be done at all.
Edited by Johann1291 - 3/6/14 at 1:29pm
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