Overclocking Tags: Motherboards Overclocking Quad Core Last response: May 24, 2010 12:20 AM in Overclocking Share Anonymous a b V Motherboard a b K Overclocking May 21, 2010 4:02:42 AM Hello, I want to overclock my phenom 9600 quad core to around 2.7-2.8 Ghz. My motherboard is an Asus M3A78 CM. Iwent into bios and the settings were locked. How would I overclock my cpu? More about : overclocking Lmeow a b V Motherboard a b K Overclocking May 21, 2010 6:15:31 AM If your BIOS is locked then I'm not sure what software you could use to overclock your Phenom 9600 I'm afraid. However, if you do plan to overclock it I suggest you buy an aftermarket CPU cooler. m 0 l jsc a c 156 V Motherboard a c 197 K Overclocking May 21, 2010 6:06:36 PM If your BIOS is locked, there's not much you can do except try software. Maybe this will work: Overclocking software: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/overclocking-softwa... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer cowgod2007 May 24, 2010 12:20:31 AM Did you build your own comp or was it bought prebuilt from a big company like dell? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Need a Mobo that is for Gaming and Overclocking newb friendly Forum SolvedOverclocking help on Gigabyte Z97 Forum SolvedHelp on Overclocking with AI Charger Please Forum SolvedCan overclocking be traced? Forum SolvedNeed a good board for overclocking Forum SolvedBoot failure because of overclocking Forum SolvedOverclocking a GPU(R9 270) Forum SolvedTheoretical Overclocking Cooler Forum Solvedasrock 990fx extreme3 vs gigabyte ga-990fxa-ud3 for overclocking? Forum SolvedOverclocking I7 4790K Forum SolvedHow much overclocking can a stock cooler handle? Forum SolvedAMD A10 5800k overclocking with Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO Forum SolvedEnabling XMP and Overclocking Forum SolvedOverclocking ASUS GTX 780 Forum SolvedGTX 760 safe Overclocking? (Voltage) Forum SolvedOverclocking both CPU and GPU with Kraken G10? Forum SolvedDrivers affect Overclocking Capability??! Forum Solvedlow profile fan for overclocking Forum SolvedFx-6300 Overclocking Help Forum SolvedDoes overclocking a VGA(increasing voltage) require an overclocking motherboard? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !