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Windows 7: How to Overclock an AMD CPU using BIOS

24 Feb 2018   #1
ay0xb

windows 7 64
 
 
How to Overclock an AMD CPU using BIOS

Hi I want to Overclock my CPU using BIOS so here is my System information :
How to Overclock an AMD CPU using BIOS-system-info.png

BIOS Version and Date : Insyde F.30, 11/1/2017
SMBIOS Version:2.8.

Is it possible to do that ?




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24 Feb 2018   #2
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Overclocking an OEM computer, and Notebooks in particular, is almost always a bad idea. These systems lack just about everything necessary for safe and effective overclocking. Overclocking means more heat and in the confined space of a Notebook it is very difficult to dissipate. Manufacturers are well aware of this and usually omit the necessary settings from the BIOS.

Overclocking such a system may be possible but but the risks are high and the results rarely satisfactory. It is a job for an expert looking for a challenge and willing to accept the considerable risks.

Overclocking is best confined to custom built computers where you control the quality and specifications of the components.
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25 Feb 2018   #3
townsbg

Windows 7 pro 64-bit
 
 

Overclocking might void your warranty. Also you probably will barely even notice a difference.
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25 Feb 2018   #4
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot
 
 

It is usually not possible to overclock a laptop/notebook because you have no access to the clock multiplier, or base clock frequency in a laptop. So in that sense, there is really no way to do it.

This is actually a good thing, because it keeps you from frying the laptop by the extra heat generated in overclocking. You need serious cooling to do anything more than a token overclock. A laptop just can't cool the CPU enough as it is to keep it from wearing out prematurely, overclocking it would just kill it very quickly.

The short answer: No you can't overclock a laptop. It would fall under option #2 in my sig.
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