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Can I overclock my Celeron 2.4 ghz?

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February 13, 2005 8:10:50 AM

Completely new at this!CanI OC my Celeron 2.4 ghz?
Aida32 diagnostics says currrent clock is 2400 mhz and max clock is 3200mhz does that mean i can get my 2400 to go up to 3200 mhz?
some info from CPU-Z:
Number of CPUs 1
APIC ID 0
Name Intel Celeron
Code name Northwood
Specification Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.40GHz
Family/Model/Stepping F29
Extended Family/Model 0/0
Brand ID 10
Package mPGA-478
Core Stepping D1
Technology 0.13µ
Instructions Sets MMX, SSE, SSE2
Clock Speed 2392.9 MHz
Clock multiplier x24.0
Front Side Bus Frequency 99.7 MHz
Bus Speed 398.8 MHz
L1 Data Cache 8 KBytes, 4-way set associative, 64 Bytes line size
L1 Trace Cache 12 Kµops, 8-way set associative
L2 Cache 128 KBytes, 2-way set associative, 64 Bytes line size
L2 Speed 2392.9 MHz (Full)
L2 Location On Chip
L2 Data Prefetch Logic yes
L2 Bus Width 256 bits

Chipset

Northbridge Intel i845G rev. A1
Southbridge Intel 82801DB (ICH4) rev. 1
Memory Type DDR
Memory Size 384 MBytes
Memory Frequency 132.9 MHz (3:4)
CAS# 2.5
RAS# to CAS# 3
RAS# Precharge 3
Cycle Time (tRAS) 6
DRAM Idle Timer 16
CPU Properties
CPU Type Intel Celeron 4A, 2400 MHz (6 x 400)
CPU Alias Northwood-128
CPU Stepping D1
Original Clock 2400 MHz
L1 Trace Cache 12K Instructions
L1 Data Cache 8 KB
L2 Cache 128 KB (On-Die, ATC, Full-Speed)

CPU Physical Info
Package Type 478 Pin uPGA
Package Size 3.50 cm x 3.50 cm
Transistors 55 million
Process Technology 6M, 0.13 um, CMOS, Cu, Low-K
Die Size 131 mm2
Core Voltage 1.475 - 1.55 V
I/O Voltage 1.475 - 1.55 V
Typical Power 38.7 - 82 W (depending on clock speed)
Maximum Power 49 - 103 W (depending on clock speed)


Memory SPD

DIMM #1
General
Memory type DDR-SDRAM
Manufacturer (ID) SpecTek Incorporated (7F7FB5FFFFFFFFFF)
Size 256 MBytes
Max bandwidth PC2100 (133 MHz)

Attributes
Number of banks 1
Data width 64 bits
Correction None
Registered no
Buffered no

Timings table
Frequency (MHz) 100 133
CAS# 2.0 2.5
RAS# to CAS# delay 2 3
RAS# Precharge 2 3
TRAS# 5 6


DIMM #2
General
Memory type DDR-SDRAM
Manufacturer (ID) Hyundai Electronics (AD00000000000000)
Size 128 MBytes
Max bandwidth PC2100 (133 MHz)

Attributes
Number of banks 1
Data width 64 bits
Correction None
Registered no
Buffered no

Timings table
Frequency (MHz) 100 133
CAS# 2.0 2.5
RAS# to CAS# delay 2 3
RAS# Precharge 2 3
TRAS# 5 6


Monitoring

PCI Device List

CPU to PCI Bridge
vendor ID 0x8086 (Intel)
device ID 0x2560
revision 0x0001
sub vendor ID 0x1028 (Dell)
sub device ID 0x0160
class code 0x06
sub class code 0x00
bus 0, device 0, function 0

Sorry about the length of this message, but I guess too much info is better than to little, right?
Where can I find the Overclocking the CPU Guide?
Any help would be much appreciated!!!
p.s The temperature on FanSpeed reads 33 celsius ,but i think thats just the hardrive, and i need the temp of my processor right?

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February 13, 2005 10:46:17 PM

You can overclock anything. And no, 3.2GHz is just the maximum speed Aida32 has listed for that core, every specific processor has its own specific limit.

Too much info? More like not enough. All those specifications tell us nothing more than the fact that it's a Northwood Celeron on an 845 chipset board. It doesn't for example tell us which board it is. It doesn't even tell us what memory it is. How do we know if your board even supports overclocking, or what overclocking options it supports, unless you tell us which board it is? How do we know if your RAM really is PC2100, or maybe PC2700 running at PC2100 speed due to a limitation of the chipset?

It's like you told me "I have a car with a 1.8L 4-cylinder, port fuel injection, 225-50R/16 rims, a 12v battery, a 110A alternator, etc etc", without telling us what kind of car it is or what specific engine it's using, then ask us "which turbocharger kit fits?"

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February 14, 2005 12:55:07 AM

Ok, that makes sense, now how do I get all those specs?Where do I read my motherboard id?Let me know how I find out the required specs to find out if my board supports overclocking.I appreciate you're help Crashman!!!
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February 14, 2005 1:27:21 AM

Was your system custom built, or did you buy a major brand?

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February 14, 2005 1:34:47 AM

It's a DELL Dimension 2400, I bought it used two weeks ago and I checked DELL website and it's in the same original state as 2 years ago except there is more memory (384 ddr instead of 256 orginal) and I just put in a 120 GB Seagate HDD.
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February 14, 2005 1:41:01 AM

Dell motherboards don't accept overclocking. There is a way to modify the processor so it's seen as having a higher bus speed (133MHz clock, 533 data rate, as opposed to 100MHz clock, 400 data rate), but that would push the CPU to 3.2GHz (24x133.333 rather than 24x100) and your CPU probably won't go that far, especially at stock voltage.

There is also a way to modify the detected voltage for the CPU, but unfortunately...you don't know if the increased voltage would allow you to reach 3.2GHz, and if it doesn't, you end up with a useless modified processor.

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