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my dad let me get an old 733 mhz intel computer off him cuz he bought a new one so i figured id put it to 24/7 folding and i was gonna see if anyone here can help me begin overclocking it
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post #2 of 5
we will all help you, first off read through these to help you get started... then come back for further questions

http://www.overclock.net/overclock.p...uide-intel.htm
http://www.overclock.net/faqs/31782-...limits-my.html
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post #3 of 5
733MHz?!

That's a bit of an old man of a computer, despite myself owning one of those not 5 years ago :shame:

It'd be interesting to see how high you can overclock it (and how high the temperatures get on that "puppy" )
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post #4 of 5
The only way your gonna oc that CPU is by FSB, and i think that CPU works on a 133mhz FSB.

Give us some details on the mobo and see what we come up with, software might only be an option.
    
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well its an asus motherboard and i got xp on it with folding running and thats it so far but yeh its an asus motherboard 250 watt powersupply asus agp graphics chip 300 something mb of pc100 memory and a 40 gig hdd in it.....all it has on it is xp and folding at home... pm me if your interested in that cuz im gonna put a 4 gig hdd in it since it was the original and this thing is kinda pushing it to use up 40 gigs
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fx57 MSI K8N SLI radeon x850xt 1 gig gskill ram 
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40 gb ide maxtor Windows xp 15 in. dell CRT sony viao 
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550 watt Sunbeam Nuoo aspire logitech G5 
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fx57 MSI K8N SLI radeon x850xt 1 gig gskill ram 
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40 gb ide maxtor Windows xp 15 in. dell CRT sony viao 
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