How can I overclock a Toshiba Tecra?

By countrywill ยท 6 replies
Sep 19, 2006
  1. Lianne

    Hi Im new here can anyone give me step by step instructions on how to overclock a Toshibe tecra 8000.
  2. Tedster

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

    overclocking notebooks is extremely foolish and dangerous. Notebook computers are not designed to be overclocked as overclocking by nature requires extra cooling.
  3. an0nym0us

    an0nym0us TS Rookie Posts: 31

    plus, the bios is probably not too overclocking friendly.
  4. Tedster

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

    you can software overclock notebooks, but notebooks are not capable of extra cooling. Most notebooks already run very hot. Overclocking a notebook will yield an expensive paperweight.
  5. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,975   +9

    I wouldn't say foolish, but not a good idea. Not all people know this.
  6. Tedster

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

    foolish in the fact that:

    A: Most overclockers are new or don't have a clue on how to do it correctly - even on a desktop.

    B: doing it on a laptop or notebook is almost always fatal (to the computer.)

    C: Overclocking incorrectly is an expensive mistake that most learn the hard way.

    D: Overclocking usually shortens component life.
  7. YellowC4S

    YellowC4S TS Rookie Posts: 107

    If you wanna O/C a laptop, get yourself a Sager.
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