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Lenovo G500 i5-3230M unlocked bios request

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Hello everyone!

 

I have been going all over internet (well ok, let's not exaggerate) trying to find how to unlock the bios on an old Lenovo G500 with an i5-3230M processor.

I did try to check if there is any updated bios but that's not the case.

I also tried using Intel's Extreme Tuning Utility but it looks like I am locked out of any changes.

I would love to disable Intel boost (3.2 Mhz) and set my actual frequency beyond 2.6Mhz where it stands now and raise it to (say) 2.9 Mhz and see if the stress tests allow for that (temperature-wise).

Also, I would like to try some gradual undervoltage (if any of you have managed something in this regard, I would love it if you could share the details).

 

Beyond that, I have a crappy Intel HD Graphics 4000 GPU and I am almost certain I cannot get anythin more from it, but still would love any tips (if any, which I doubt tbh).

 

Finally, I have added two 4 Gb Gskillz DDR3 and I was wondering if there is any point of changing their clock frequencies.

 

By the way, this is my first post here, so I am eagerly awaiting to see what this community is all about!

 

Cheers,

Konos Vita

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