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i got a SL653 P4 processor...

im planning to get a new step up with the new E8400 or something.

so i want to practice overclocking and getting the most out of this computer before its left in the corner to die...

i used CPUFSB and i got it stable to 2.8 from 2.66
i had 2 memory cards in it.
ones 512 (PC2700) 333hz
the other one was 256 (PC2100) 266hz
i took off the 256 since i thought it was bottlenecking and stopping it from OCing past 2.8ghz

since my parents bought it pre-made...and the BIOS doesnt let me OC.
i have to use programs like CPUFSB...

how can i get to 3ghz? without of computer crashing?
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The only way to get it higher is to increase the voltage or possible play with the multiplier. I'm not sure if you can change the voltage or multiplier in CPUFSB. I've never used that program.
 
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i think my multiplier is locked but im not sure....
how can i change the voltage? my BIOS and overclock programs wont let me.
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anyone know how i can raise the voltage on the CPU. my bios doenst let me do that.
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post #5 of 6
Looks like your board is from a HP/Compaq PC.
If so they don't let you tinker with overclocking options, sorry.

Don't think you will get any further with that board unfornately due to your RAM holding you back.

It's going to take some getting used to the settings on your new system anyway due to updated technology so i'd suggest learning on your future build
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my ram is 333hz. so it should be good til 3.33g. i think...20 muli x 166hz?
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