ordered my P4 guys, how can i o/c higher?

By nyorker ยท 5 replies
Jun 4, 2002
  1. ordered my pc guys how can i go higher?

    u think this puppy will be fast guys? also can i get it above 2.2?

    Case Antec SX1000 w/ Enermax 350W PSU
    Motherboard Asus P4S533 DDR mainboard
    CPU P4 1.6GHZ 512K Cache@2.2+GHz
    HSF Retail
    RAM 1X512MB Mushkin PC2100 2-2-2

    how do i o/c this faster? what do i change in the bios? the pc is coming stock at 2.2 ghz.. yes i paid a lot i know i will get yelled at i paid $659 pluse 40 shipping. anyways can someone explain to me how to o/c higher? maybe to 2.5? if so what do i change in the bios?

    Is this a fast pc for games or what/
  2. TS | Crazyace

    TS | Crazyace TS Rookie Posts: 275

    Not sure I understand u fully, do u have a 2.2 or 1.6?

    to overclock, you need 1.75volts.
    Then, crank that thing up to 2.4MHz
    Sunflower coolers work great.
    Then, if you have decent ram, set your ratio to 3:4 and you are on your way.
  3. TS | Crazyace

    TS | Crazyace TS Rookie Posts: 275

    is it fast for games?

    that depends on your video card. Video cards have the higest impact for gaming.
  4. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    If you have that kind of money to throw around, then by all means....

    But I certainly wouldn't worry about overclocking it unless you absolutely need the speed. If you are really serious about overclocking, then you should have spent some money on a decent heatsink and fan.

    There are a zillion articles on overclocking, but to overclock the P4, you will have to overclock the FSB.
  5. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    Some good P4A 1.6s go to 2.6 (or about 3.0 GHz with LN2). You'll need a voltage mod for your motherboard if BIOS doesn't allow increasing Vcore.
  6. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    Is that a typo - PC2100 memory in DDR333 (ie. PC2700) motherboard?
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