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Pvt. Riches

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Right now, I have a P4 Celeron 2.66 and a Asus P4V8X-X mobo. As far as I understand it, I can overclock with this motherboard. Specs are here. The problem is, any time I try to overclock even the slightest, I get an error "CPU Overclocking failed, press F1 to enter setup", and it sets it back to the orinal speed.

I really don't know much at all about overclocking, other than the fact that it shortens the lifespan of the CPU, so I am wondering if anyone can help me out on this. Thanks.
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Overclocking is dependent on the board and the quality of the memory, not just the processor. Just because you can overclock doesn't mean you should. A Celeron processor isn't going to run a whole lot faster with a faster clock speed, they weren't fast processors in the first place.
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