dell demension 4700c over clocking cpu pentium 4 Tags: Cooler Master Pentium Dell CPUs Components Last response: May 17, 2012 3:34 AM in Components Share steve154 May 9, 2012 3:21:41 AM Hello, More about : dell demension 4700c clocking cpu pentium amuffin a c 186 à CPUs May 9, 2012 3:24:40 AM Hi, you can't overclock because the board has a locked bios. This is to prevent users from doing stupid things and having dell responsible/getting angry callers about their systems breaking! m 0 l steve154 May 17, 2012 3:34:47 AM Thankyou for your response. I was told the bios was locked for security and Dell executives can only unlock the code so no one can break into your computer. Then I was told that the processor will overclock but the motherboard will not. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Dell Demension 2400 Series/Intel Pentium 4 Processor: Booting problem "strike F1 retry boot, F2 for setup utility" it repeats Forum Over clocking a dell dimension xps with a P4(R) 2.8 HT Forum SolvedDELL Intel(R)Pentium(R)4 CPU 3.00GHz 2.99GHz Forum Dell Dimension Windows XP Intel(R)Pentium(R)4CPU 3GHx 1MB RAM Compatable 1 GB Model Chip Addition? Forum Dell optiplex gx280 cpu replacement pentium 4 540 -> celeron 420 Forum Maximum RAM for Dell Intel Pentium 4 CPU 2.99 GHz 32 bit Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !