Celeron 600

I was wondering if anyone could answer a question for me. I was just give an HP Pavilion XE743. It has an ASUS MEW-AM mainboard (socket370). I have installed a 256 PC100 SDRAM module. I thought it odd that the MB suppored PC100 memory, but the CPU FSB is 66. Is it worth my while to even try to overclock the CPU (if I am able to - not sure if the MB has jumpers that allow me to do this) so it will run at 100MHz? Thanks.
2 answers Last reply
More about celeron
  1. hp takes off the jumpers n stuff so you cant overclock
    but you can use this thing can cpucool or something and it lets you change the fsb on the fly.

    (\__/)
    (='.'=)
    (")_(") bunny pwns j00
  2. I just got rid of a similar system. I busted a pin from the CPU so it would be detected as 100MHz bus, and VIOLA, it was detected as a Celeron 900. Worked perfectly I might add.

    That system came from the factory with PC133. I pulled it, and put in PC100, so I could use the PC133 in a faster system.

    PC133 and PC100 are both backwards compatable to 66MHz. In fact, PC133 being more common now, it's cheaper. And a lot of PC100 is just relabled PC133, since PC100 has been out of production longer.

    <font color=blue>Only a place as big as the internet could be home to a hero as big as Crashman!</font color=blue>
    <font color=red>Only a place as big as the internet could be home to an ego as large as Crashman's!</font color=red>
Ask a new question

Read More

CPUs