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correct, I just cut the one pin and bam it was unlocked and I overclocked it till it started getting unstable. Its perfectly stable at 1.9ghz.
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I'm slightly scared of doing that to a laptop... my desktop is already getting fried
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I'm slightly scared of doing that to a laptop... my desktop is already getting fried
well its a challenge, but believe me its worth it, made my windows CPU score 5.4 points, thats coming from 4.6 points that you get from the stock 1.6ghz overclock. made games like call of duty black ops playable, and bad company 2 is a lot more playable.
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I'm still little worried about lifespan. I can't afford replacing it and I don't use it much for gaming... Also heat would be an issue too I assume...?
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post #437 of 671
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I'm still little worried about lifespan. I can't afford replacing it and I don't use it much for gaming... Also heat would be an issue too I assume...?
nope no heat increase at all, I did not volt mod it or increase the volts in any way either, just overclocked on stock volts, and didnt notice a heat change at all.

http://forum.notebookreview.com/alie...dmod-only.html

I learned all that I know about the pinmod from that thread, I have performed the mod twice, but to even see if you can do it, you have to know if you have the right PLL chip on your laptop.

I dont know about it effecting lifespan, since no heat increase, but I dont know.

If you still dont feel comfortable doing it, dont do it. day to day use wont be really effected, other than CPU intensive applications, you wont really notice it.
Edited by gooface - 7/23/11 at 8:35pm
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Well if no additional heat is generated; usually there's no lifespan issues.

Since the only thing I'm playing is SC2 I'd appreciate every single FPS I get out of my CPU... I really need it to roll
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post #439 of 671
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Well if no additional heat is generated; usually there's no lifespan issues.

Since the only thing I'm playing is SC2 I'd appreciate every single FPS I get out of my CPU... I really need it to roll
check out which PLL chip you have, all the instructions are in that thread, when you figure that out, then you just have to decide how you want to do it. if you have the ICS 9LPRS387 its a piece of cake, if you have the SLG 8SP556V, its a little harder, but you still can do it, just wont be as easy. get setfsb to see which PLL chip you got.
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Heya!
I got a M14x a few months back but I haven't used it all to much. Way heavier than my usual surfer. Anyways, I want to take the optical drive out and put an SSD in. Has anyone here done this? Sorry if it has been brought up before. I did a quick search and didn't find anything.
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