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I just picked up an athlon system...

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...and I was wondering if it would at all be overclockable.

I don't know what brand of motherboard it is. The SB heatsink says elitegroup on it, but idk if that is the brand or whatever...

I am about to venture into the BIOS and see what I can dig up.

It is an AMD Athlon 1.00GHz
512MB of ram.

That is just about all I know...

Any help guys?

I would be glad to gut it and take pictures if that would help.

UPDATE!: I just went into the BIOS, and I hope it is an old one, because the only way you can overclock is by changing everything at once. CPU Host/PCI/Ram

I jumped them from 100 to 133, and went from 1GHz to 1.33GHz [shocker!]

Do you think if I was to update the BIOS that I might be able to overclock it some more??
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8M 42S Pi Calculation for 1M. Sadness. LMAO.

ANY suggestions guys? ANYTHING?
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I'm not sure how to overclock that. Is that thunderbird core?
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I have NO idea. I just popped my Sempy 2800+ in there to see how that performs. The board that it was on was having problems.

I did a little bit of googleing, and the max FSB is 133 but if I do something to the BIOS i can squeeze 166 out of it I hear...

IDK. Just gonna experiment a little bit. Isn't that the entire reason I am here??
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The sempy posts as unknown, and i dont know what it is going to do.. It looks like it is loading windows shockingly...
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LMAO Nevermind people, I just ****ed it up pretty bad flashing the BIOS.
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Beyond repair?
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Well, if you push the power button, and fans spin, but nothing else, then it is probably beyond repair...
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