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 Solvedi7-4790K Overclocking Potential Forum SolvedOverclocking i5-4670k to a decent freq Forum SolvedNew to overclocking. i7 4770k Forum SolvedOverclocking My GPU Question Forum SolvedIs it worth overclocking my CPU? Forum SolvedIs the stock cooler for the AMD FX-8350 good enough for overclocking? Forum SolvedHow would i go about overclocking my i7 4790k? Forum SolvedOverclocking FX 6300 Forum SolvedBest PSU Wattage for overclocking... Forum Solved"Overclocking failed" when I try to increase RAM frequency in BIOS Forum SolvedGPU Overclocking Help? Forum SolvedOverclocking 4770k safe? Forum SolvedLaptop Overclocking Questions Forum Solvedoverclocking voltage issues with the intel pentium G3258? Forum SolvedFX8320 Overclocking issues Forum SolvedIntel Pentium g3258 overclocking, help! Forum SolvedFirst Time Overclocking Help! AMD FX-8120 Forum SolvedGPU: Core clock vs. Shader Clock overclocking? Forum SolvedBest RAM for overclocking Pentium G3258 Forum SolvedDoes the Gigabyte z87mx-d3h Mobo support G3258 overclocking? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !