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Darn it. Did you try increasing the fan speed? What were the temps?

I've never found a laptop that gave me CPU fan control. Most don't need it since they're far more aggressive these days about revving fans. Then again I did that back during the winters when I still lived in the Chicago area. I don't think it ever got all that hot but then again the Atom is usually kept between 60and80C in most netbooks I came across.
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Oh no, your absolutely right lol. I had the 1201n as my primary machine for a short period of time and thats what I did for a small ump in performance.

The mainboard will be the largest bottleneck in the Atom ultimately so cant really net much performance from overclocking anyways lol

Speaking of which, I have a mini 9 still. Its time I start experimenting with Linux.

With Linux I didn't see a need for the OC as the real killer of the netbook was limited RAM and the slow HDDs they stuck them with. If you get 2GBs or more then Linux's caching (you don't have to configure it) should help even more. I do recommend using either XFCE,LXDE, or Enlightenment. Those will be the fastest and lightest on the netbook. Enlightenment is the fastest/lightest but few distros support it and it does take a bit of customizing(that's actually an intentional thing). LXDE is like XP GUI but faster for the most part. And you can customize just about anything in Linux if you want.
     
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Hmm I was thinking you'd say that. If you really want to get creative and can afford it I bet there is an app out there that can give you fan control. In fact I'd be surprised if there wasn't. Very surprised.
post #13 of 16
I havent found one lol, it would lead me to think its very model specific.

You can try SetFSB, if your not altering voltages then its usually up to whether the RAM is up to the task.


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Reason I overclocked my machine a bit was to help out with poor framerate in F.E.A.R. surprisingly the 1201n did quite well after that as long as I had the vent open
    
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I havent found one lol, it would lead me to think its very model specific.

You can try SetFSB, if your not altering voltages then its usually up to whether the RAM is up to the task.


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Reason I overclocked my machine a bit was to help out with poor framerate in F.E.A.R. surprisingly the 1201n did quite well after that as long as I had the vent open

LOL. Reminds me of when I used to stick a standing fan next to my desktop to help combat the summer heat in Florida. But the 1201n was the one with the Nvidia GPU? I remember thinking about getting that thing but then the insane price difference and limited HD decoding support of it kind of put me off. Kind of wish I could find one to jerry-rig into a XBMC box.
     
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I could overclock this:



I had to tap F8 or something while in the BIOS and it allowed me to change some parameters. I think it was 600MHz stock and got about up to 700MHz smile.gif

yeah, I did it just for the lols (and some benchmarking with SuperPi 32M once I had it running Windows XP).
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LOL. Reminds me of when I used to stick a standing fan next to my desktop to help combat the summer heat in Florida. But the 1201n was the one with the Nvidia GPU? I remember thinking about getting that thing but then the insane price difference and limited HD decoding support of it kind of put me off. Kind of wish I could find one to jerry-rig into a XBMC box.

LOL yeah I had done something similar, winter times I would put the desktop right next to the window and have it run with it open with my hot 4890's i had in the past.

The 1201n was pretty expensive on release for what it offered. However it was perfect for my consolidation of tech stuff at the time (trying to focus on school at the time). with an SSD it was awesome but before that it was horrible lol

If I ever found one used I would still snag it up. I enjoyed my time with it, thinking now it would make for a fun Linux testing box. Oh right, yeah it had the "ION" GPU
    
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