Solved

Overcloking

Posted on 2004-09-20
3
176 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-25
How to Overcloking the Processor, Memory, Motherboard chip, and Graphic Card. Can you give me step by step tips about this overcloking. Because now my computer is Intel P4 1.6GHz and 512 Cache Memory. So how overcloking it how.......
0
Comment
Question by:hsthen85
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 96

Accepted Solution

by:
Lee W, MVP earned 250 total points
ID: 12109542
Typically, overclocking is done by adjusting the system bus speed.  The clock multiplier, at least on intel chips is fixed, so yourr only option is to adjust the bus speed.  IF YOUR SYSTEM SEEMS UNSTABLE, STOP OVERCLOCKING OR SLOW DOWN THE CPU OR SLOWLY up the voltage.  Also, make sure you have a good (if not great) heatsink/cooling system.

In addition, YOU SHOULD UNDERSTAND, OVERCLOCKING CAN VOID YOUR CPU/SYSTEM WARRANTY!

Here's some links on overclocking a 1.6 GHz P4.
http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=1130&page=2 (This one seems especially good)
http://www.digit-life.com/articles2/pentium416ghzoc/
http://www.hexus.net/content/reviews/review.php?dXJsX3Jldmlld19JRD0zMDU=
http://www.hardocp.com/article.html?art=Mjc2
http://www.sharkyextreme.com/guides/hwGuides/article.php/10709_1380951__7
0
 
LVL 69

Expert Comment

by:Callandor
ID: 12112150
If you have a flexible motherboard, you should be able to really push this processor.  I have the same one in an Asus P4B533 motherboard running at 2.4, a 50% overclock.  The normal FSB is 100, but I have it running at 150.  You also need faster memory, so instead of PC2100, I have PC2700.
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:cofneverlivetotell
ID: 12120519
ASus and gigabyte motherboards come with software overclocking facilities, they shoud be on the CD

Cheers
Cof
0

Featured Post

Space-Age Communications Transitions to DevOps

ViaSat, a global provider of satellite and wireless communications, securely connects businesses, governments, and organizations to the Internet. Learn how ViaSat’s Network Solutions Engineer, drove the transition from a traditional network support to a DevOps-centric model.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Basic computer tune-up with little or no hardware upgrades. Giving an old computer a tune-up usually results in a minimal performance gain, but a gain nonetheless. Several times a week, I’m faced with users at work who ask to make their computers…
I use more than 1 computer in my office for various reasons. Multiple keyboards and mice take up more than just extra space, they make working a little more complicated. Using one mouse and keyboard for all of my computers makes life easier. This co…
Finding and deleting duplicate (picture) files can be a time consuming task. My wife and I, our three kids and their families all share one dilemma: Managing our pictures. Between desktops, laptops, phones, tablets, and cameras; over the last decade…
Monitoring a network: why having a policy is the best policy? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the enormous benefits of having a policy-based approach when monitoring medium and large networks. Software utilized in this v…

726 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