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I have a 3.0 Prescott with a soyo SY-P4RC350 mobo, When you go into bios and i go into advanced settings, everything is grayed out. You are suppost to find the setting that changes it to manual. The problem is, its not there! Should I update the bios?
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okay maybe (i did this and it made me feel dumb) the gray figures are able to be modified on your bios. On mine, I highlight the option with the bar and pres shift and + to make the value higher.
try that
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No, I think the problem is that your motherboard won't let you overclock. This happens on Intel motherboards often. Also, major manufactorers such as Dell and Compaq have mobo's that are non-overclockable.
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yes, you might need a new mobo to overclock..

Or you can try overclocking it by using software ( clockgen etc ).
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Clock gen doesnt support my mobo, Ill try updating my bios and see what happens. If that doesnt happen im basicly screwed. Oh, by the way, I built this from the ground up.
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