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I just had a funny idea about doing this flash, would it work if I wanted to overclock? I bought a i5 2500 because it was my first build and I was pretty newbie at the time. I can't return it and I don't really want to sell it.
edit: Can you even upgrade (flash) CPU?
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Huh? Is that even possible? lol, I think not! XD
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post #3 of 11
good idea but i dont think it will be possible
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CPUs do not have a bios...
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CPUs do not have a bios...
This, haha.
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Yeah, I was thinking they didnt have bios too. Oh well hehe
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post #7 of 11
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Originally Posted by LivingChampion View Post
I just had a funny idea about doing this flash, would it work if I wanted to overclock? I bought a i5 2500 because it was my first build and I was pretty newbie at the time. I can't return it and I don't really want to sell it.
edit: Can you even upgrade (flash) CPU?

Edited by kennyparker1337 - 2/8/11 at 1:23pm
post #8 of 11
No bios....

You can overclock the 2600 a little though. Turbo Mode raises the multiplier by 4 so 400mhz with a 100 bclk. So, if you raise your bclk you could get a little more out of your cpu, but just remember that bclk is raising your whole system, not just the cpu. Unfortunately, I bet you could likely do no more than 110 bclk and that is 4180 mhz turbo.

These days the locked multiplier is burned into the die itself, so you are stuck with what you have unless you sell and upgrade.
 
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110 blk?

I'd like to see that.
    
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sell it quick to someone who isnt into overclocking
    
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