Originally Posted by aaronjb
Ok, an update for all you folks wanting to overclock your m9700's..
I can categorically state that the lockdown isn't in the Alienware-supplied video drivers, as I downloaded the AW 84.74 drivers this afternoon and tried them on a fresh XP install - CoolBits enabled the OC options and I could happily overclock, though only 20Mhz or so Honestly, it's not worth the trouble, 20MHz nets you absolutely nothing frame-rate wise.
Do you mean coolbits limits the overclock, or you could only overclock 20MHz before instability?
Were you overclocking before through the advanced properties with drivers you got somewhere else?