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Originally Posted by macsbeach98;12340182 
A search on a foxconn 2AB1 tells me its a hp computer so it proberly has nothing in the bios for overclocking. I would say you are proberly out of luck

really? i was suspecting a dell since hes using a dell monitor (usually part of a combo deal or something)
again my question stands, as it is an important one, and will determine entirely if you can overclock or not
Edited by Pentium4 531 overclocker - 2/10/11 at 5:28pm
    
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Speedfan is a nice program but doesn't always report correctly.
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I have Everest but that doesnt show speed fan for cpu. What other program would u say for me to use?
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Originally Posted by Pentium4 531 overclocker;12340197 
really? i was suspecting a dell since hes using a dell monitor (usually part of a combo deal or something)
again my question stands, as it is an important one, and will determine entirely if you can overclock or not

The Dell is my other computer. im using that screen. I do have a stock HP mobo but why is it that you guys can overclock and I might not? did u guys build ur mobo and all that?
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here it is


http://www.imagebam.com/image/161984119015620


cant upload pic on here now for some crazy reason......
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post #26 of 58
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Originally Posted by Hondais1;12340254 
I have Everest but that doesnt show speed fan for cpu. What other program would u say for me to use?

personally i never bother to check fanspeeds, because my CPU cooler fans are allways ramped up to keep my CPU cool, my 2 front case fans are connected to the board and are also ramped up, and all my other ones are connected to a direct power source, 2 of which have a speed switch. you should not have to worry about fans at this point, at this point you need some basic software, and the answer to my question above.

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post #27 of 58
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Originally Posted by Hondais1;12340281 
The Dell is my other computer. im using that screen. I do have a stock HP mobo but why is it that you guys can overclock and I might not? did u guys build ur mobo and all that?

build a motherboard? that takes a few years of engineering and taking an actual 4 years of university my friend =] no we bought ours from sub vendors like Asus and Gigabyte. motherboard only not the whole system, we buy each part seperate and assemble it

heres the thing, Motherboards from HP and Dell and lenovo and stuff from prebuilt computers have locked BIOS programs, which disable the overclocking features of your system, you need to buy a different motherboard that allows overclocking for you specific chip, and re validate windows to make sure you dont run into legal issues. (a BIOS is short for Basic Input/Outup system, asn is the chip and program that allows the components of your board to communicate with each other, and allows for external input ports)
Edited by Pentium4 531 overclocker - 2/10/11 at 5:37pm
    
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post #28 of 58
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Originally Posted by Pentium4 531 overclocker;12340337 
build a motherboard? that takes a few years of engineering and taking an actual 4 years of university my friend =] no we bought ours from sub vendors like Asus and Gigabyte. motherboard only not the whole system, we buy each part seperate and assemble it

thats what I meant...........

like some restaurants have you "build your own sandwich" custom built

cool.gif
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post #29 of 58
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Originally Posted by Hondais1;12340350 
thats what I meant...........

like some restaurants have you "build your own sandwich" custom built

cool.gif

HAHAHAHAA nice one:p
i edited my above post read it again
    
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post #30 of 58
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Pentium4 531 overclocker;12340367 
HAHAHAHAA nice one:p
i edited my above post read it again

well, cant a get a modified bios that will allow it to be overclocked????
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