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hey guys im just wondering if you all can help.ive recently just aquired an old 2ghz celeron northwood 400mhz fsb with an old hp mobo.trouble is i cant overclock it.tryed clockgen and an assortment of other programs and there are no BIOSes available for it either. so my only option is too upgrade. any suggested boards that i can still get a hold of that are good ocers?i live in the Uk so it would be ideal if some one new were i could get one here.thanks guys
    
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hp boards and all those very rarely have an overclockables chip in them
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ive read good reviews about the 2ghz northwood celerons. apparently they could reach 3ghz without a large vcore increase at all
    
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ive read good reviews about the 2ghz northwood celerons. apparently they could reach 3ghz without a large vcore increase at all
the cpu will overclock, but the motherboard will not
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yeah thats what im wondering, if anyone knows of any good socket 478 replacement motherboards that are good overclockers
    
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asus p4p800-e

No clue where tho............
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P4P800SE by Asus--a real legend-- I have 3 of them. I can push a 3.0e to 4205 for Folding.
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Asrock P4VM890 VIA P4M890
This Is all i can find...anyone know if its any good?
    
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ASUS P4P800SE, I have one that I'm not using. Rediculously good overclocker and has lots of features.

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i dont think that my suggested board will be up to much as its a via chipset and in mATX format, both of which ive never found are very good ingredients for a good overclocking motherboard


Also does that board support northwood chips? i thought the boards that supported prescotts didnt support northwoods
    
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