Can I overclock it

By TheDrunkenKilla ยท 5 replies
Apr 5, 2005
  1. I've had my pc for about three or four years now, and been quite happy with it. But, with the large advancements in cpu's, mine is looking very crappy. I have an Asus A7A266 motherboard, with an x86 Family 6 model 4 Stepping AuthenticAMD 1141 Mhz processor. Now the real question is, can i actually overclock this thing. I heard many rumors about AMD processors being overclocked but with an insane amount of heat. I also recently bought four new DC brushless fans. Any help would be appreciated.

    Thank you in advance. :evil:
  2. TheDrunkenKilla

    TheDrunkenKilla TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I guess it is always better to read the guidelines and so on before posting. It seems i cannot post here about the overclock, i would have to take this into the cooling section(i don't know why). But, rules are rules and i do apologize for any inconvenice that i may have caused. :blush:
  3. akhilles

    akhilles TS Rookie Posts: 16

    I suggest you don't. Be happy with working parts.
  4. isatippy

    isatippy TS Rookie Posts: 497

  5. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
    I would suggest building a second system to experiement.
    I still use my old system for chores like word processing, school, etc...
    You don't want to risk killing a good system.
  6. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,569

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