Solved

Overclocking

Posted on 1999-01-21
2
327 Views
Last Modified: 2011-09-20
I just bought a new pc with an Intel Pentium II 350 Mhz.
In the BIOS (AMI), I have to option to select the CPU speed (e.g. 3 * 100 Mhz, etc...).
If I want to "overclock" the CPU, is this the way to do it ?
What are the risks if I do overclock my CPU ?
0
Comment
Question by:dlanssens
2 Comments
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
larbel earned 50 total points
ID: 1137904
PII 350 is one of the least overclockable chips.  The only option for you if you want to overclock is to set it to 3.5 * 103 or 3.5 * 112.  Though some motherboard provide 124 and 133 FSB, it's very unlikely that you can run it stable at such speed.  All recent Intel chips are multiplier locked, therefore your only usable multiplier with PII 350 is 3.5!

By increasing the FSB you're then overclocking all other components too, i.e. your AGP card can run very hot at 112 FSB.  Registry could go corrupt and windows would crash, but if you're only running at 3.5 * 112 (392) then I shouldn't worry much.
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:dlanssens
ID: 1137905
Thanks. I will test this.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Monitor input from a computer is usually nothing special.  In this instance it prevented anyone from using the computer.  This was a preconfiguration that didn't work.
This is about my first experience with programming Arduino.
Email security requires an ever evolving service that stays up to date with counter-evolving threats. The Email Laundry perform Research and Development to ensure their email security service evolves faster than cyber criminals. We apply our Threat…
Although Jacob Bernoulli (1654-1705) has been credited as the creator of "Binomial Distribution Table", Gottfried Leibniz (1646-1716) did his dissertation on the subject in 1666; Leibniz you may recall is the co-inventor of "Calculus" and beat Isaac…

829 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question