1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Over-clocking a Unpopular Processor

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Simpletown, Sep 13, 2003.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Simpletown

    Simpletown Thread Starter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2003
    Messages:
    79
    I was wondering if anyone had a guide, or tips on over-clocking a processor. The processor is:

    X86 Family 6 Model 7 Stepping 0 Centaurhauls ~666 Mhz


    I know not many people have this type/model processor, but I decided it was worth a shot in asking.

    P.S. I have never overclocked before, so even basic tips are a great help.
     
  2. compilerxp

    compilerxp

    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2002
    Messages:
    1,629
    Read this:

    http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?s=&threadid=163896&perpage=15&pagenumber=1

    I think in the end, what little overclocking you may get will be minimal.

    1 - go into your BIOS (usually pressing DEL key when you turn it own) and locate something that says Front Side Bus or CPU CLOCK which maybe set to AUO or 66mhz.

    2 - raise it to 69Mhz... maybe 70.

    Overclocking will make your CPU hotter, especially if you dont have proper coolings. Your system may not allow you to ADJUST this setting. You risk damage to your computer.


    I'd start saving for a new upgrade if you want a lot more speed, new systems are about $500~700... good deals at Sams & CostCo.
     
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Loading...
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/164637

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice