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Old 09-22-2009, 01:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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my brother has an Asus U50V laptop and was wondering if he can overclock his processor
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laptops are going to have a locked bios. Not to mention cooling would be a huge issue with a laptop.

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Depending on the laptop, you can unlock them fairly easily. I know there are some high-dollar laptops that are already OCed out of the factory, but locked there. However, I advise you to not try. As Hef said, you would be struggling to cool that thing.

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We have

there are also some software solutions which are very unstable and not recommended by me.

Heat is your main enemy in ocing a laptop.
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hehe that's what i figured..guess my bro is SOL
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Laptops aren't intended to be OCed in the first place ;]
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Your only option is to purchase a faster processor in the first place on a laptop
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