Thread: 486 drama

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    486 drama

    Hey everybody, gots a quick Q & A. I just got a old 486, runs at 90 mhz. Anyone know how to overclock it to its max?

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    LoL...Overclocking a 486? I'm not sure, but you can try the BIOS.
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    A 486 at 90?

    I thought they were 25 or 33 multi. ie 4 x 25 = 100, 2 x 33 = 66.

    Could try telling the motherboard that the CPU is faster, if you have the manual to can find the right jumpers, but I think you will find it unstable / unbootable.
    Not to mention the fact that I don't think you will be able to get the motherboard to accept any thing greater than 100. (as that was the 486 top speed before replaced by Pentium)
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