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post #1 of 12
Thread Starter 
I've been wanting to overclock my E6300 for some time now, but I can't access the FSB settings because my machine is an OEM machine.

Is there any way I can access these settings without doing the following:
1. Using ClockGen (It wont' work because my mobo ain't supported)
2. Using any kind of OCing software (unless you know of a good one)
3. Flashing my BIOS

I really want to overclock my E6300, but I can't. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks, Ryan
post #2 of 12
The best advice I can give you is to swap your motherboard for something that will open up some good overclocking features. The 650i Ultra is really good value for money in this regard, I believe it is under US$100.

Even if you could get it overclocked using software, you won't get anywhere near the performance I'm afraid. I don't know about modded bios, but maybe you can find one. Sorry, not very good news.
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To be honest, software is the only way I know of to OC an OEM system like Dell of HP.
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post #4 of 12
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Thanks for the fast replies. So maybe I should buy a new mobo?
post #5 of 12
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I found somehwere that when you access the BIOS on my 946 mobo that you can go to Chipset Config, then enable Burn-In mode. And I think once that's enabled, you can up the FSB, but only as a percentage, rather than an exact speed. I doubt this will work.

Any other ideas you guys have that might unlock these settings?
post #6 of 12
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Anyone?
post #7 of 12
buy a ne mb, it's prob. mATX though.
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Give us the system specs and possibly a link to the manufacturer page so we can recommend a motherboard. I know the new Dells use BTX style boards, thats why we need to know.
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post #9 of 12
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Well I'm thinking of getting this one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131142

But my parents won't let me buy it, so I can't use the option of buying a new mobo to overclock.

Here's some info on my mobo:
http://www.intel.com/products/chipse...46GZ/index.htm

I really wanna know how to unlock those options.

My system specs are:
Intel C2D E6300
nVidia GeForce 7900GS Overclocked
250GB HDD
2GB RAM
Windows XP
post #10 of 12
Fill out your system specs in your profile, please. It makes everything much easier round these parts. Thanks.

Is your system pre-built, like a Dell or something?
    
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