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Can a processor with NO SUFFIX be OverClocked?

gtrxpert
Beginner
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Hello!  Please, someone tell me, is it possible to overclock a processor with NO suffix? i have an OEM Pc and i heard you can NOT overclock on an OEM. 

My processor is a intel Core i3 2100 3.30GHz  

Please help

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AlHill
Super User
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No, only unlocked processors (X and K suffix) can be overclocked.

 

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[Windows 11 is the new Vista]

JosueO_Intel
Moderator
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Hello gtrxpert,


Due to this product being discontinued, Intel Customer Service no longer supports inquiries for it, I am glad to see that fellow community members have the knowledge and they jumped in and are helping you. You may also find the Discontinued Products website helpful to address your request. 


https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/discontinued-products.html


You can verify this product's discontinuance status at the Intel Product Specifications website > Product Status > "Discontinued".


Please keep in mind that this thread will no longer be monitored by Intel. Thank you for your understanding.



Best regards,

Josue O.

Intel Customer Support Technician



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