Overclocking a G4

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by MaxRool, Jan 16, 2002.

  1. MaxRool macrumors member

    Dec 19, 2001
    Lives in Melbourne, works in Sydney
    After reading the article on 'G4 cracked to 1ghz', I was inspired to search the net for information on overclocking my machine. http://webusers.warwick.net/~u1034376/web .Apparently ('cause I just learned this) I have a Power Macintosh G4 (sawtooth) edition and I was able to up from 400Mhz to 450Mhz, a rather modest increase. I was rather hoping to achieve 500Mhz. :(

    I am curious if any others have been successful with modifying their machines of the same type from 400Mhz to 500Mhz.

    I am also considering purchasing the Sonnet Encore/ST G4 Duet (Dual 500Mhz G4 card) I am interested in any others experience with this card .
  2. Jam samich Guest

    I have a Tibook 667 that i just clocked to 1.2 ghz.
  3. mischief macrumors 68030


    Aug 1, 2001
    Santa Cruz Ca
    Now there's an image:

    Mobo all laid out of the frame, keyboard sitting straight on the bench, intercooler pack dumping visible waves of heat. The empty shell propping up the monitor.
  4. Onyxx macrumors regular

    May 5, 2001

    unless you have a constant flow of liquid nitrogen on you tibook, i highly doubt that you have obtained 1.2 ghz. I actually remember something about overclocking a mac color classic to 1 ghz using liquid nitrogen but i cant remember the link. aparently that little guy kicked the crap out of every mac on the market at that time but only did so for about 7-10 minutes before another dose of N was required. But hey, if you have achieved what you say, send us a link with a screen shot of your system profile and some benchmarks along with some pics of how you managed to cool that already toasty machine.
    And instructions of course :D
  5. Falleron macrumors 68000


    Nov 22, 2001
  6. Jam samich Guest

    Im using quantum mechanics to clock my tibook.

    liquid nitrogen is only good for a while.

    i dont know how stable my mac is though since there is an uncertianty principle in effect on the quantum level.
  7. mischief macrumors 68030


    Aug 1, 2001
    Santa Cruz Ca
    Captain! Dumbass off the port side!

    Fire Photon torpoopdoes!

    Nice try squirt.:rolleyes:
  8. Jam samich Guest


    what the hell, some how i get the feeling you all dont believe me.

    what can i do to prove it to you all?
  9. Jam samich Guest

  10. tw9876z macrumors member

    Jan 5, 2002
  11. mischief macrumors 68030


    Aug 1, 2001
    Santa Cruz Ca
    Re: 1.2?!?

    Just exactly that. Benchmarks and System profile data, preferrably with a digital camera so we can see the whole thing as it sits. Harder to fake with a low-ish quality digital pic.
  12. Jam samich Guest

    oh damn...

    didnt read all that...


    im a ***** ass.
  13. davidc2182 macrumors regular

    Nov 8, 2001
    Sin City

    you should read the ebay item more thoroughly he said you could connect an external DVD R drive via firewire not that it was internal, i say this guy is some pee cee weenie trying to get the mac ranks all riled up!
  14. britboy macrumors 68030


    Nov 4, 2001
    Kent, UK

    if you try reading the description carefully, you'll notice that the dvd-r is actually an external firewire model. So, could well be true :D
  15. Unregistered Guest

    Re: moron

    yeah i looked at that more closely.

    i hate morons like that.

    dont ever buy from ***** wads that do that ****.

    its like he is using the Billy Gates mentality.
  16. Level head Guest

    Anyone wanna buy and iBook special edition 466

    for 900?
  17. Unregistered Guest

    overclocking ti667



    can you tell me how you do this.

    thank you
  18. Jam Samich Guest

    Re: overclocking ti667

    through quantum mechanics my brotha!

    i bypassed using liquid nitrogen.
  19. Onyxx macrumors regular

    May 5, 2001
    hey i have a 2.4 ghz amiga 2000!!!

    to anyone who hasn't gotten this yet: THE ABOVE POST ABOUT A 1.2 GHZ TIBOOK IS ********. thank you.
  20. Unregistered Guest

    Re: hey i have a 2.4 ghz amiga 2000!!!

    Now why in the hell would you say that?

    Exaclty why is it ********?

    Explain please. Becuase im like sitting here freaking the hell out on what I just did to my tibook. Im actually looking at this sucker fly through filters like a mother *****er.
  21. Jam samich Guest

    I forgot to put my name on the above thread...but that was me.

    Okay. ... do you cats actually know about the quantum level on computers?
  22. mischief macrumors 68030


    Aug 1, 2001
    Santa Cruz Ca
    Sir, Photon Torpoodoes: no effect.

    It appears The Dumbass is too dense to be effected. Take us out of here, maximum Geek!:rolleyes:
  23. Jam samich Guest

    Re: Sir, Photon Torpoodoes: no effect.

    not dense, honest and real.

    seriously. this is AMAZING.

    Im waiting for it to crash though because of the quantum level being unstable.

    ex: 7 atoms can calculate a basic math problem.

    imagine what billions of atoms can calculate and the speed it does it at.
  24. mischief macrumors 68030


    Aug 1, 2001
    Santa Cruz Ca
    Plain English doofus

    Or I'll bring out the yo mommas an make ya cry.

    Lay out EXACTLY what you have done. Step by step. Plain english.

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