Overclocking has traditionally been the domain of gamers and computer hardware geeks, but hardware manufacturers have made. If you want me to make a video about resetting the CMOS leave a comment bellow, thanks and good luck. The overclocking settings we show you here are normally only available on desktop motherboards – laptops do let you configure various BIOS settings but overclocking is not normally available. Depending on your CPU and board combination, not all the settings we show may be available, or they may have no effect.
Where once it was a question of replacing crystals, swapping silicon, or drawing lines on your CPU with a pencil (honest), now all you need is some overclocking software, some BIOS -fu, and a little bit of patience. Super-serious disclaimer time: Overclocking is far less dangerous to the health of your components than it used.
You shelled out for a top-shelf, unlocked processor, and now it sits at the heart of your new system, loafing at stock clock speeds. The BIOS beckons with unknown performance . I know the basics of overclocking (I think :D:D) I turned. Most overclockers, especially the experienced ones will tell you to overclock through the BIOS. Test your system with these settings if you find it stable you may repeat the steps and select Level 2. Jan Restart your system. Notebook settings are changed from the BIOS.
Press Fwhile turning on the system.
In the BIOS go to the Advanced tab. Select Overclocking Feature and press Enter. Every CPU is different, and every motherboard has different BIOS options. For example, my CPU comes stock with a multiplier of for a 3. Find all non-K BIOS HERE.
Jun Warning: Using this guide to edit your bios will void your warranty (if card has one ). This guide is provided assuming a user knows implications of what they are doing. I accept no responsibility for damage from using this information. All efforts are being made to double check information but there maybe . Nov These are not the only CPUs which support overclocking. To be clear: clock speed is a changeable parameter in any CPU, but it is often limited by your BIOS. CPUs with unlocked clock multipliers also allow for better voltage control, clock speed control, and overclock software support.
This is what is generally called a BIOS information screen. Pressing any other key will un-pause it. It shows the CPU model, its actual speed in MHz, the speed of the memory and lots of other information that is useful when overclocking.