Overclocking a Dell M4400 [success] [HOWTO]

Last night I stably overclocked my Dell M4400 from 2.8GHz to 2.9Ghz using ThrottleStop and the dual IDA (Intel Dynamic Acceleration) mode. The laptop is still running coolly and the WEI score for the CPU even went up from 6.4 to 6.5 πŸ™‚

My understanding is that IDA is basically TurboBoost in an earlier form. So it is pretty darn cool to be using a precursor of TurboBoost on a laptop this old!

PS I plan on posting step by step instructions for M4400 owners, but for now the following thread does contain all the info you need (it just is not very concise IMHO)…

Links to more ThrottleStop/overclocking info (you can also undervolt the laptop CPU…)

The ThrottleStop Guide 

The ThrottleStop Guidehttp://forum.notebookreview.com/hardware-components-aftermarket-upgrades/531329-throttlestop-guide.htmlThrottleStop is an Intel Core 2 and Core i performance monitoring and modification tool. Some manufacturers throttle CPU performance to protect their motherboards or the…


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