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Weird BIOS setup/ Overclocking help

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August 13, 2012 7:01:15 PM

Hey, so, last week I've finally decided to upgrade my PC a bit so I've read some articles etc. and decided that I would buy myself a new Graphics card (The default one in my PC is GeForce 100 which is really crap) and try and overclock my system. After reading a bit about overclocking, I restarted my PC, and hit the delete button a couple of times but nothing woul show up. After 30 minutes of researching and trying hitting different buttons on start up, I finally realised that the button I'm looking for is f10 which shows up as "Setup" in start up. When I hit f10 a couple of times, finally some menu appeared which said at the top "Phoenix-AwardBIOS CMOS setup but it looks nothing like the one in the videos and different articles I read about overclocking. Here's what it looks like:

http://img507.imageshack.us/img507/2192/20120813191656....
http://img812.imageshack.us/img812/1866/20120813191707....
http://img24.imageshack.us/img24/3686/20120813191715.jp...
http://img401.imageshack.us/img401/323/20120813191722.j...
http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/1496/20120813191728.jp...

So my question is, how do I get access to all the overclock related options?

My specs:
http://www.ciao.co.uk/Productinformation/HP_Pavilion_Sl...
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=3923...

My BIOS are up to date.


Thanks!
a b K Overclocking
a b U Graphics card
August 13, 2012 8:27:37 PM

What kind of computer is this? Make and model...Mothreboard?
August 13, 2012 8:42:47 PM

It's all here : http://www.ciao.co.uk/Productinfor [...] k__7187872
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc [...] =100&tool=


Product Description HP Pavilion Slimline s3821uk - P E5200 2.5 GHz
Type PC
Form Factor Tower
Dimensions (WxDxH) 10.7 cm x 35.2 cm x 27.6 cm
Weight 8.5 kg
Localisation English / United Kingdom
Processor 1 x Intel Pentium E5200 / 2.5 GHz ( Dual-Core )
RAM 3 GB (installed) / 4 GB (max) - DDR2 SDRAM - PC2-6400
Storage Controller Serial ATA Serial ATA-300
Hard Drive 1 x 320 GB - standard - Serial ATA-300
Graphics Controller NVIDIA GeForce G100
Video Memory 256 MB GDDR2 SDRAM
Audio Output Sound card - 5.1 channel surround
Networking Network adapter - Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
OS Provided Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium

Type Intel Pentium E5200 / 2.5 GHz
Number of Cores Dual-Core
64-bit Computing Yes
Installed Qty 1
Max Supported Qty 1
Mainboard
Chipset Type NVIDIA nForce 630i
Data Bus Speed 800 MHz
RAM
Installed Size 3 GB / 4 GB (max)
Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Specification Compliance PC2-6400
Form Factor DIMM 240-pin
Configuration Features 1 x 1 GB + 1 x 2 GB
Storage Controller
Type 1 x Serial ATA - integrated - Serial ATA-300
Storage
Hard Drive 1 x 320 GB - standard - Serial ATA-300 - 7200 rpm
Device Type Power supply
Power Provided 180 Watt
Operating System / Software
OS Provided Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium
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a b K Overclocking
a b U Graphics card
August 14, 2012 11:03:52 AM

You will not have much luck trying to overclock a name brand computer. They dont give you the options.
August 14, 2012 5:21:40 PM

Ok, thanks guys.
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