Read many forums on o-c notebooks with Windows. Besides using the inbuilt BIOS - has Linux any software that helps with overclocking? On Windows, reports are about 20 - 22 % improvements, except that the GPU gets too hot. There is now a new hardware upgrade that o-c's ALL notebooks: the combined SSD/ HDD 2.5 inch drives that have now reached the retail market. Software - anything in Linux? Retired (medical) IT Consultant, Australian Capital Territory.