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Overclocking Dell 1555

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  • Started 3 years ago by Slembroccoli
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Slembroccoli
Slembroccoli
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Hello fellow geeks!

Yes, I know overclocking is sometimes a bad choice, but I will suffer the consequences.
I own a Dell Studio 1555 (Pentium Dual-Core CPU T4200, 2GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, ATI Mobility Radeon 4570 512 MB)
For a long time i have been frustrated about the crappy performance of my computer whilst playing certain games and the thought of overclocking has passed my mind a few times. Since for some reason i can not do this via the BIOS (which i recently upgraded to Phoenix BIOS Setup Utility (Version A13), I am asking you out there:

Can I mod my BIOS to be able to be configured?
If otherwise, what software would you recommend I used to overclock.

Thanks in advance /Slembroccoli

Posted 3 years ago
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LH
LH
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I don't think you can overclock that. Sorry.

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Slembroccoli
Slembroccoli
Posts: 79

But... Why? =)
You don't have to answer if you feel you don't have the time.

Posted 3 years ago
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LH
LH
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Simply for the lack of options you get in the BIOS on an OEM machine. But someone may know better, so keep an eye open on the subject.

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Slembroccoli
Slembroccoli
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Oh well, thank you anyhow!

Posted 3 years ago
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LH
LH
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You may well want to post your question on the forum here,
http://forums.extremeoverclocking.com/
Please post back with any info you get.

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nt0xik8ed
nt0xik8ed
Posts: 768

dell locks down their bios, there is nothing you can do but power on/off ide devices and change the time &date. if extremeoverclockers has a way it would be interesting to read about.

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