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Old 05-04-2005, 06:28 PM   #1
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Default friend has trouble overclocking his alienware

he just bought an alienware and he's wanting to know how to overclock his graphics card and processor. he tried going into his bios. he upped his clock speed to 220 which made his processor speed 2.4. whenever he tried to open something in windows the computer would freeze.

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Old 05-05-2005, 12:34 AM   #2
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For OCing the video card, use ATI Tool. As for OCing the CPU, Alienware might've did something to the BIOS.

http://www.techpowerup.com/atitool/
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Default Re: friend has trouble overclocking his alienware

Any idea if AlienWare comes already overclocked?
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Old 05-05-2005, 08:58 AM   #4
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Default Re: friend has trouble overclocking his alienware

YOU DO NOT OVERCLOCK AN ALIENWARE, DONT EVEN TRY, LMAO GOOD LUK, NO FREE TECH SUPPORT.

O and that computer will not need overlclocking, its sweet
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Default Re: friend has trouble overclocking his alienware

Its probably freezing because the proc is at its max output
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Any idea if AlienWare comes already overclocked?
no way alienware can come OC'ed it would void the warranty on the CPU.
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oh okay then
It was just a thought

Maybe everything is maxed out though like spartan228 says, which is why its deciding to freeze if you even put it up a little bit more
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Well I am not 100% that AlienWare doesn't OC but frankly that would just be idiotic.
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Is it just me? Or is alienware a type of Apple style clone? in the way it uses alot of talent in the styling of the hardware
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Alienware is shitty, Not shitty quality at all but they overcharge like hell.
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