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How overclock Compaq deskpro ?

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New Member
Apr 9, 2002
Hi ! I have a Deskpro PIII 800 Mhz
How can i overlock it ?

thx a lot for this nice site :cool:


Mar 18, 2002
The Parabolic Quantum Well
Unfortuantely, you can't overclock you Compaq. This is because when you buy a computer from companies like Compaq, Dell, Gateway, HP, etc, they make their computers with default Intel motherboards which lack the features to overclock and tweak your system.


Senior Member
Oct 5, 2001
Ottawa, Canada
Sorry for the bad news but OEM Machines (Dell, Compaq, HP etc.) don't have overclocking options anywhere.

I know this isn't the best greeting but if you stick around and learn some information and you've got money, then we can upgrade your machine to be overclockable.



Senior Moment
Jan 12, 2001
Kansas, USA
Compaq=bad news for overclocking. OEM computer builders typically use stripped down mobos devoid of adjustable features. Compaq usually has a custom BIOS too which makes it even harder to tweak. They don't want end users messing with stuff. I have heard of a few people getting softFSB to work with some Dells and Gateways, depending on what motherboard was used. But, I've never heard of anyone overclocking a crappy ol' Compaq, sorry.