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software burning cpu or mobo ?
From: Georgi Guninski <guninski () guninski com>
Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2004 11:09:06 +0300

i am a hardware lamer, but had to read a mobo manual.
basically it said "we support overclocking, but something may go
'boom'". a quick search for "software overclocking" found this:
http://www.voodoofiles.com/250
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The purpose of this Windows application is to change the base clock(FSB) 
frequency without restarting the system.
...
If you raise the FSB too high then it is possible that the CPU may 
not function correctly *anymore*
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according to people familiar with hardware, some cpus are easy to
burn (or fry) while others are difficult.

as far as i understand if the temperature is maximized and/or fan speed is
minimized, the outcome is not very deterministic.

has someone burned a cpu or mobo by software means ?

georgi


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