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  1. #1
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    How do I overclock my ASUS G73SW-BST6?

    I have a ASUS G73SW-BST6 with the following specs:

    http://www.bestbuy.com/site/ASUS+-+L...&skuId=1774899

    I need someone to help me overclock my computer.

    Moved to the Laptops forum... redduc900
    Last edited by redduc900; 05-14-11 at 10:39 PM.

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    Most laptops won't really overclock, and they tend to run very hot to begin with so I wouldn't even bother attempting to overclock a laptop.
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    I have seen lots of videos that show people overclocking there computers to get better performance so I wanted to see if I could attempt it.

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    If you OC a laptop, which you shouldn't, you drop the multi on the CPU and up the bus speed. That's all you can safely do in most cases. Even that isn't very smart.
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    Most laptops won't even let you overclock the CPU. You can overclock the graphics, but you need sufficient cooling for your laptop or it will overheat.

    CPU AMD FX-8320 @ 4.2GHz/240x17.5/1.4v
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    Overclocking a laptop is a bit trickier than overclocking a desktop, but it is possible and you can get a nice performance boost.

    I have overclocked my Mobility Radeon 3650 from:
    Engine Clock: 600MHz - 735MHz OC
    Memory Clock: 500MHz - 615MHz OC

    Download and try Rivatuner, if it doesn't work you can check out the videoguide I'm currently uploading and will soon post.

    You can overclock your CPU with SETFSB, you just need to know your computer models PLL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grubbluck View Post
    Overclocking a laptop is a bit trickier than overclocking a desktop, but it is possible and you can get a nice performance boost.

    I have overclocked my Mobility Radeon 3650 from:
    Engine Clock: 600MHz - 735MHz OC
    Memory Clock: 500MHz - 615MHz OC

    Download and try Rivatuner, if it doesn't work you can check out the videoguide I'm currently uploading and will soon post.

    You can overclock your CPU with SETFSB, you just need to know your computer models PLL.
    What are your peak load temps?
    MY RIG:
    HP 8200 Elite USDT
    i5 2400S
    4GB DDR3 SODIMM
    Intel HD2000 graphics
    135W external PSU
    160GB 2.5" HDD
    Debian 7 KDE

  8. #8
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    It reaches max 92degrees after a couple of hours of gaming
    You can find the guide on to overclock Mobility Radeon cards here

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