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Old 03-13-2011, 04:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Overclocking a p4 fow far can you go?

I recently was handed a pentium 4 socket 478 computer with a 1.7ghz processor. i already upgraded the ram to a gig and overclocked it. This rig will only be used for a DJ/Server computer at my fraternity house and now also has two 160GB in RAID. So whats left is a pretty pathetic processor, BUT it allows you to overclock it up to 2.4Ghz which is bareable.

So my question is if i purchase a Pentium 4 2.4Ghz socket 478 400Mhz fsb will i be able to overclock That past 2.4Ghz? that is the max offered that fits the fsb of the motherboard. i am hesitant to purchase bacause the highest option i have to overclock and the fastest for sale are the same speed.

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If you buy it at 2.4 ghz, you will be able to oc it past that, assuming proper cooling.

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Phi Sigma Kappa at NJIT. and im glad to hear that haha its only like 8 bucks for a 2.4ghz and i got 6 fans in the case keeping it plenty cool for overclocking
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Out of curiosity, why did you bother with raided disks for a music server?
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