clock tick


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clock tick

One increment, or pulse, of the CPU clock. See clock speed and clock.
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SCIENTISTS studying a wild breed of sheep say they have discovered what makes the body's seasonal clock tick.
Increasing processor frequency is not really innovative; the real trick is improving processor architecture so you get the most out of every clock tick, which is what AMD has done.
execute certain instructions in 1/2 core clock tick.
In essence, it's about a group of people watching the clock tick after a terrible disaster has seemingly struck.
com features English and Reverse English (buyer-initiated) auctions, as well as Dutch and Reverse Dutch (in which prices descend with each clock tick, until all units are sold).
As the clock ticks and hismobile remains unanswered, Carol's starting to get jittery.