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BIOS/Overclock question?

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3 years ago#1
So if your CPU multi is locked, you can increase the clock speed via the FSB, right?

I'm just curious why teh option isn't portrayed in my Grandma's laptop. I removed some viruses and just randomly went in the bios when I restarted her laptop, and I saw the cpu frequency which was greyed out, but no option to raise the FSB.....why? It's a acer aspire 5750-6421 btw.
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3 years ago#2
Prebuilt desktops and laptops have their BIOS locked against any kind of overclocking.
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3 years ago#3
I just wanna say, jumping straight from a topic about Bioshock to a topic about BIOS is really disorienting.
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3 years ago#4

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