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01-09-2002, 06:57 PM
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?

01-09-2002, 07:22 PM
LoL...Overclocking a 486? I'm not sure, but you can try the BIOS.

01-10-2002, 12:09 AM
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)