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Is the Laptop Intel Centrino Duo 1.66Ghz "overclockabe" ?
I want to try to see if i can get any higher to 1.7Ghz or even 1.8Ghz stable.


thanks
(laptop: acer aspire 5672 )
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http://www.tomshardware.com/2006/03/...top/page6.html

That's the only desktop motherboard out right now for the core duo. Haven't heard anything about overclocking them yet.
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hows it the only motherboard. when lappys have the centrino duo in them.
anyway. ill just wait then :S
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Originally Posted by FpS-Sean
hows it the only motherboard. when lappys have the centrino duo in them.
anyway. ill just wait then :S
Its the only desktop motherboard.

Anyways, you likely cannot overclock your CPU since its in a laptop.
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post #5 of 10
If the CPU is still in the laptop - DONT overclock it.

If its on a desktop board - go for it!

PS: Dont forget to send the results
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do u think the X1400 and the 1.66Ghz will be able to run Games such as F.E.A.R, Battlefield2 and Counter-Strike: Source?
my friend plays cs: source on his Dell which has onboard graphics and a 1.83Ghz M. i think. (not duo)..
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what is your motherboard model? whats the chipset? you can probably find a SetFSB app that is compatible with your system. i found one for the i855PM chipset and i OCed my Pentium M (1st gen Banias core @ 1MB L2 Cache) to 1.8 originally 1.6GHz.
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Some asus notebooks and some dell inspirons ship with fsb toggles, that allow a 33% overclock on Pentium M dothan chips. My PM 735 1.7 ghz now runs at 2.26 ghz, at this speed it gets very close to my p4 at 3.8 ghz in superPI. Some of the new Asus "built on" laptops might ship with a method of 'hard' overclocking the Core Duo chips
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by patjeffe
Some asus notebooks and some dell inspirons ship with fsb toggles, that allow a 33% overclock on Pentium M dothan chips. My PM 735 1.7 ghz now runs at 2.26 ghz, at this speed it gets very close to my p4 at 3.8 ghz in superPI. Some of the new Asus "built on" laptops might ship with a method of 'hard' overclocking the Core Duo chips

what kind of lappy do you have? a Inspiron? if you do, what model is it and where are the FSB toggles located?
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I built my laptop on an Asus Z71v chassis. It was a great bargain, bought the barebone on the internet and the rest of the parts from ebay. I'm in studying mechanical eng. right now and it runs my solid modeler great with the 6600 videcard and the 15.4 " 1680x1050 wxga screen. These chassis's are probably cheap now with the phasing out of PM chips.

forgot the fsb switchm, its located right beside the cpu, small and unmarked but it it the only toggle switch visible.
    
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