Can an i3 2100 be overclocked at all?

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I know the i3 has a locked multiplier, but I've heard somewhere that you can up the base clock a teeny bit to squeeze some MHz out of the core. I'm running it on a MSI P67a GD65, that I bought for the xFire and future i5-2500K overclocking. Is there any way to make it faster?
 

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How big of steps? Should I run Prime95 for stability tests or is there something different when you're changing the front side bus clock?
 

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What risks are there?

I'm in this 'nifty' clickbios, and nowhere do I see a FSB setting, do you have any experience with that? are there any alternate terms besides FSB clock?


 

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It doesn't allow me to change it when I click or press enter. would you suggest 1mhz steps? Is there any way to stress test it?
 

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I'd suggest not worrying about it because its not worth the hassle. Are the risks worth gaining an additional framerate or 2 (something you will never notice) ???
 
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Use the OC genie button!
 
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