To determine the exact type of connector type on the motherboard, refer to the product specifications for your computer model. Laptops by Dan Ackerman 10 days ago. Storage Controller Interface Type. That’s among the best deals of the year. Microsoft Windows Vista Business. Do not try to install a processor with a higher TDP than listed in the specifications. Overclockers are usually geeky hobbyists eager to show you how much they know about ways to get around locked motherboards.

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Video Output Graphics Processor. Examples of processor fan retaining devices.

Mainboard Data Bus Speed. Read the tips and warnings below before 30331h. Press the Enter key or click the arrows next to the Question or keywords field. Determining which processors are compatible with the motherboard.

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Nvidia is looking to shake up the gaming laptop scene with powerful new GPUs, while other PCs pitch added privacy. I finally found an affordable printer I don’t hate I finally found an affordable printer I don’t hate by Dan Ackerman. If adding or reusing a processor-cooling fan, get a tube of thermal grease from the local computer supply store. Sustainability Greenpeace policy rating Nov Asia Pacific and Oceania. Remove the processor cooling assembly by unlatching any levers on the fan assembly or detaching any retaining clips with a small flat bladed screw driver.


Run your CPU at percent of capacity for 12 hours to be certain that it will not fail under pressure.

Press in on the handles at the top corners of the motehrboard while gently pulling out on the processor. If the fan duct was removed, reattach it to the inside back of the case by inserting the fan duct’s tabs into its slots or by replacing the fan duct’s screws. On a laptop, the model number could be anywhere, even on the underside of the motherboard.

Be careful not to slide skin along any interior metal edge of the computer. Use a h; base for overclocked laptops. Microsoft Windows Vista Business. If you maintain a stable performance environment for an hour or more, you can consider cautiously increasing incrementally or accept a 20 percent increase as more than adequate.

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Being careless or uninformed as to the required technology is a great way to make expensive doorstops. Europe, Middle East, Africa. Make sure that no cables are touching the processor fan. Removing and installing the processor Motherboards have either a slot or socket connector for the processor.


If the processor has a fan, unplug the fan wires from the motherboard. Video Memory Memory Allocation Technology.

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Physical Characteristics Form Factor. Plug the wires from the cooling fan into the connector on the motherboard and continue to the next step. Tip If you are going to overclock, heat is your enemy.

Sliding the case panels back into place. Overclockers are usually geeky hobbyists eager to show you how much they know about ways to get around locked motherboards. As a technical writer, he authored white papers and articles for Hewlett Motherbboard and Intel. The processor and cooling fan, if present slides up and out, leaving two plastic guideposts that stick out from the motherboard.