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July 30, 2010 11:24:22 PM

Dell Inspiron 9300 Intel Pentium M 1.73 (Pentium M 740 J).
At start CPU temp 43oC 109oF, GPU temp 64oC 147oF

This laptop is getting fairly old now but I'm starting to use a lot of intensive software on it and can only fit 2Gb of RAM in, which sometimes get near to being maxed out. Before replcaing it, I was wondering if I could overclock and how far to go?
The other problem I am having with it is that the fan is coming on a lot of the time now. At home, I have a desktop cooler underneath, which helps but on the road, the bottom of the laptop is very hot, you can barely hold it for more than 10seconds or so right on the underneath and heat is coming through the keyboard a bit. I think it's the GPU overheating on the right hand rear side of the laptop.

Motherboard Properties:
Motherboard ID <DMI>
Motherboard Name Dell Inspiron 9300

Front Side Bus Properties:
Bus Type Intel NetBurst
Bus Width 64-bit
Real Clock 133 MHz (QDR)
Effective Clock 533 MHz
Bandwidth 4267 MB/s

Memory Bus Properties:
Bus Type Dual DDR2 SDRAM
Bus Width 128-bit
Real Clock 267 MHz (DDR)
Effective Clock 533 MHz
Bandwidth 8533 MB/s

Chipset Bus Properties:
Bus Type Intel Direct Media Interface

Motherboard Manufacturer:
Company Name Dell Computer Corporation
Product Information http://www.dell.com
BIOS Download http://support.dell.com

a c 205 K Overclocking
August 3, 2010 4:55:06 PM

So far the Dell Inspiron laptops I've worked on didn't have adjustable BIOS settings that would allow any kind of overclocking, all those possible settings were grayed out for information only, but I haven't dealt with a 9300 series yet, so good luck to you.
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