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Windows 7: overclock dell inspiron 1545


08 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64 (6.1.7600)
 
 
overclock dell inspiron 1545

i would like to overclock the graphics or motherboard to get some extra gaming speed. i downloaded a graphics driver that helped in FPS but i clean installed windows 7 64bit and the link to the driver is down. help in any way plz. look at my computer specs. any tips or help would be greatly appreciated. thank you.

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08 Dec 2010   #2

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sogone209 View Post
i would like to overclock the graphics or motherboard to get some extra gaming speed. i downloaded a graphics driver that helped in FPS but i clean installed windows 7 64bit and the link to the driver is down. help in any way plz. look at my computer specs. any tips or help would be greatly appreciated. thank you.
Laptops are poor candidates for overclocking. I can tell you from experience (dell inpirion here) that there isnt anything you can do,



Ken J
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08 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sogone209 View Post
i would like to overclock the graphics or motherboard to get some extra gaming speed. i downloaded a graphics driver that helped in FPS but i clean installed windows 7 64bit and the link to the driver is down. help in any way plz. look at my computer specs. any tips or help would be greatly appreciated. thank you.
Laptops are poor candidates for overclocking. I can tell you from experience (dell inpirion here) that there isnt anything you can do,



Ken J
This. Don't bother trying.

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09 Dec 2010   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64 (6.1.7600)
 
 

well i know laptops are throttled for battery use and heating use. but they actually can go faster than there meant to. for instance my computer is 2.0ghz it can prolly run at 2.5-3.0ghz. i read that somewhere. but the graphics can be done somehow ill just keep looking
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09 Dec 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sogone209 View Post
well i know laptops are throttled for battery use and heating use. but they actually can go faster than there meant to. for instance my computer is 2.0ghz it can prolly run at 2.5-3.0ghz. i read that somewhere. but the graphics can be done somehow ill just keep looking
Yes it's possible. It is still stupid.

Laptops have very poor heat control, as well as decreased battery life.

~Lordbob
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09 Dec 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM + SP1
 
 

I highly doubt you would get any sort of overclock on those graphics

'Integrated Intel GMA 4500MHD graphics' Absolutey NO point, I doubt you would get any sort of overclock or even decently stable to make it worth it while.

And as for CPU, well, since you have a Dell (Meaning a very locked down BIOS), i doubt, again, you would be able to overclock, i should'nt think you could hit 2.5Ghz, let alone 3.0Ghz.

And don't even think about using software inside Windows to overclock the CPU, it will just cause issues and probably instability.

Take it from us mate, i am not being horrible but please, save yourself the heartache. If you like gaming that much and want some decent performance, get a desktop or a gaming laptop.

Lucky
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09 Dec 2010   #7

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

It's a laptop...you want to O/C you kill it...given they are heat prone how exactly do you plan on cooling it? Dell don't even pretend to support O/C'ing so your warranties gone.

You want to play games you want a desktop PC not some mobile wannabe.
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09 Dec 2010   #8

Win7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

you might upgrade your HD to a fsrter drive. that would help a little. But as others have said laptops are not canidates for overclocking.

Ken
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09 Dec 2010   #9

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

My laptop was running sooooooo fast man and then.........
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09 Dec 2010   #10

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sogone209 View Post
well i know laptops are throttled for battery use and heating use. but they actually can go faster than there meant to. for instance my computer is 2.0ghz it can prolly run at 2.5-3.0ghz. i read that somewhere. but the graphics can be done somehow ill just keep looking
I have the exact computer and the knowledge to OC, but there is no way you are going to get 3.0 out of a 2.0 inspiron. The BIOS is LOCKED, there is no GPU card and, its the low end of the dual core line.

Trust me


Ken J
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