Breaking Intel's Overclock Lock

By on July 19, 2004, 3:13 AM
"Since the first [URL=http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets/showdoc.aspx?i=2092]reports of Intel's overclock lock[/URL], the web has been buzzing with speculation about what Intel did and how to fix the lock. There has been so much misinformation, partial truths, and downright confusion regarding the lock that it's time to set the record straight.

Asus and Abit have been most successful so far in finding ways around the lock, so we spent some time with both companies to determine what they have found and how they are bypassing the lock. How do we measure success? It is simply a matter of performance. Abit has managed to produce a 925X that is capable of a 258 CPU Frequency."


Read the complete article at [URL=http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets/showdoc.aspx?i=2124]Anandtech[/URL].




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