Overclocking - V160 Laptop Processor Tags: CPUs Laptops Overclocking Processors Last response: January 2, 2013 7:00 PM in Overclocking Share Keemann a b à CPUs January 2, 2013 2:18:22 PM Hello, I just been round my mates house, he has a Compaq laptop which uses a Phenom dual core @ 2.4ghz Apparently he's overclocked his CPU to 2.6ghz but what i was wondering is that is it even possible to do it with this laptops heat sink? Also is the processor unlocked? or locked? Here's his laptop: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Compaq-CQ56-250-Processor-Windo... Many thanks. More about : overclocking v160 laptop processor wanderer11 a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking January 2, 2013 2:58:20 PM That is such a small overclock you will only notice a difference in a benchmark. I would recommend against overclocking a laptop. Keemann a b à CPUs January 2, 2013 3:52:59 PM Yeah but is it actually possible with this processor? Thanks. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer PrismHelix January 2, 2013 7:00:50 PM Overclocking a laptop is not a really good idea. It will get too hot. It is possible but a safe overclock would not be significant enough to notice outside of benchmarks. The proccesor as far as I know can do it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLenovo z580 Laptop with i5 3210 processor. Anyway to overclock it ?? Forum Overclocking processor on a laptop. Forum SolvedProcessor Overclocking Without BIOS Forum Solvedoverclocking of my processor Forum SolvedProcessor Temp - 66 C (No overclocking) Forum SolvedCan anybody tell me what's going on with me processor when overclocking? Forum SolvedLook for a Motherboard for i7-4790k processor - No overclocking or gaming Forum SolvedWhat Would Be A Good i5 processor that would go well with overclocking? Forum Solvedhaving a problem overclocking my fx 8350 processor to 4.5ghz from 4.0 Forum SolvedCan we use DDR3 RAM on a laptop with Core i7-4700HQ processor? Forum SolvedProcessor Choice for W540 Laptop Forum SolvedWill this laptop require more power from the processor to run? Forum SolvedIntel 3.1 GHz LGA 1150 i5 4440 4th Generation Processor Overclocking Capablity Forum SolvedNeed Help with Overclocking FX 6300 Processor Forum SolvedOverclocking AMD Processor Forum SolvedOverclocking my laptop? Forum SolvedGaming laptop processor Forum SolvedGaming laptop processor and ssd Forum SolvedOverclocking CPU - AMD Athlon(tm) 7550 Dual-Core Processor Forum SolvedGood Laptop Processor? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !