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Can I overclock my CPU? (BIOS/Motherboard problem)

Greetings! (Noob here)

I would like to overclock my CPU (Intel Core 2 Duo E8400), but I didn't find any options in the BIOS (just some simple, like Boot option and date & time). I think these options are not there because the manufacturer (Lenovo) "locked" them or something like that. I hope someone will be able to help me. Sorry for the dump question!

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CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400, 3.00 GHz, 1.300V
Motherboard: Lenovo
PC Model: Lenovo 7484a14
Cooling: Air
BIOS: Lenovo BIOS 5CKT77AUS
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I could provide more information if needed.
Thank you in advance!
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    You usually can't oc oem computers like that
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  2. Supahos said:
    You usually can't oc oem computers like that


    And there is nothing to do? Changing the BIOS version or something like that...
    Reply to ArcLoad
  3. No, they want you to buy another computer, not used yours longer. If you want flexibility build your own :)
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  4. Supahos said:
    No, they want you to buy another computer, not used yours longer. If you want flexibility build your own :)


    Well, that sucks. I will build my own, in the near future, I just wanted to test this one.
    Thanks for the answer anyway! :)
    Reply to ArcLoad
  5. Advice: when you build a computer make sure the montherboard is a z120 and not a h120 because The H models can't OC. Also a recommendation when buying a processor (if you get an Intel) get a model that ends with a K ex: Intel i5-7600K.
    Reply to Surfx24
  6. I have a 7700k with a evga z170 classified k. I have never seen a more confusing bios. My dad has 6700k with msi board overclocked to 4.8 with solid 72c on aida64.
    I looked and mine my oc tab has adaptive and override. adaptive gives me another tab called "offset" which I never heard of before. I did set my vcore to 1.238 and an offset of +25 (after viewing evga's oc tutorial for a 6700k) I'm up to 4.6GHz since turbo mode is 4.5GHz. I run prime95 26.6 version and my temps hit 75c-81c which of course is absolutely to high for a single .1 over turbo mode right?
    My stock voltage is 1.169 or around there.
    Anyone know anything about evga boards overclocking bios or this offset setting?
    Reply to chaos_viper15
  7. Don't Piggie back on an unrelated thread. Make a new one
    Reply to Supahos
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