OverDrive CPU

OverDrive CPU

A family of earlier upgrade chips from Intel for replacing older 486 chips with faster 486s or Pentium CPUs. In the mid-1990s, separate blue-colored OverDrive sockets were added to some 486 motherboards for future upgrades.
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Adding to the product line, Intel has announced two Pentium OverDrive CPUs, each filling a processor upgrade niche.
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