Overclocking Powerbook G4 1GHz

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by oaxaca, Apr 4, 2005.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Hi dudes---I have a pb g4 1ghz 15'inc from 1,5 year and I'd like to overclock the processor up to 1,25ghz......(like the pb g4 1,25ghz 15'inc)
    I want to do this because I'm sure it's possible and my pb will works better!
    but I need suggestion about how to do this.....

    thanks alot
     
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    Overclocking a lappy...

    maby not such a good idea since it will create more heat, and I think the PB has enough heat to handle already. ;)

    But if you can find a way :rolleyes:
     
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    joecool85

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    I haven't heard of anyway to do it yet...although I will say I have the rev a PB, running at 867mhz and I can run everything I need on it. Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects etc etc. And yeah, they have plenty of heat to deal with. Just sitting here its at 120.2?F for the CPU.
     
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    bigandy

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    is it even possible?
     
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    liketom

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    ....

    yeah, I know that website 'liketom' but I have an other kind of pb G4...
    and I don't want to cook my cpu ahah!
    thanks though..

    plus--yes, my pb works fine but I think it can runs at 1,25ghz without problems like the other model pb g4 15'inc 1,25ghz, so I'd like to do this! even cuz I heard only 2 times the cpu fan, so far!

    lemme know......thanks
     
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    edesignuk

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    Just because you want to, doesn't mean you can. You think someone is just going to knock some instructions together overnight for you? :rolleyes:

    *if* it is possible (which I don't think it is), it will be here - www.xlr8yourmac.com
     
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    john1123

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    Mac's and overclocking don't go well together. I CAN overclock my G3 ibook using software. AFAIK the G4 can only be oc'ed by re-soldering jumpers and the G5 cannot be oc'ed in any way. the speed difference will most likely be minimal anyway so maybe you'll have to be happy with your 1ghz.
     
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    ....

    1GHz it's all right but if my pb works fine up to 1,25GHz (like the other model)
    why not to upgrade it?
    It's not a problem re-solder a jumper but I have to be sure where I have to touch it!

    or....someone know if it's possible to change the processor G4 1GHz with a G4 1,67GHz?I don't care to do this right now, I'm only curious, but next years instead to buy a new pb I could upgrade only the processor and maybe the fun because pb is working good but it's facking expensive!
     

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