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I have p233MMX and I would like to know of the different ways in which I could overclock it and what would be the maximum speed it could possibly run at.
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rkoshy,
You should find all the information you need here:

http://www.tomshardware.com/guides/cpu/index.html

Let me know if you need more.

Regards,
Ralph
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Rkoshy,

In general, there is only one way to overclock the Pentium processor by changing the jumper settings on the System Board.

Microprocessors manufacturers (Intel, AMD, Cyrix, IBM, etc..) always leave a safety margin above the maximum CPU speed. There is no strict rule regarding that margin, but I believe it is around 10%. Therefore hopefully your 233MHZ could be overclocked to 266MHZ but I doubt if you can make it work at 300 MHZ.

The Diplomat
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Hmmmmmm,
I'm running a Celeron 300A at 504MHz without problems.........
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