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overclock

To speed up the computer beyond the manufacturer's specifications in order to run faster. Common in the gaming world, overclocking the CPU is accomplished by changing the clock ratio of the frontside bus (FSB) in the BIOS setup (see CPU multiplier). Older methods were changing a jumper on the motherboard or changing the clock crystal. Although enhanced cooling systems are typically added when a CPU is overclocked, over time, the CPU or the motherboard may not be able to handle the increased speed. Contrast with underclock. See mod, multiplier lock and CPU cooler.
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The latest Crosshair is tailored for the high-end machines that PC enthusiasts dream of building -- and overclockers need -- to unleash Ryzen's raw potential.
der8auer did not disable any of the cores, a practice that many overclockers follow to get a higher clock speed.
Kechihua, el mejor overclocker a nivel mundial, tambien estuvo presente en el evento, en donde impuso un nuevo record al someter una tarjeta madre a una temperatura por debajo de los 156 grados bajo coro, logrando una velocidad de 6.
World champion overclocker and Corsair employee Jake "Planet" Crimmins whom recently set the new "Overclocking" world-record, will also be hosting demonstrations at the LANBASH.
Needless to say, being a reference card that gets sent out to reviewers, this one was a wonderful overclocker.
SMT mounted for improved signal quality and located closer to the CPU socket, the DIMM s shorter trace path enables the DDR4 memory to communicate faster with the CPU, enabling the overclocker to reach never achieved before DDR4 memory frequencies.
But realistically speaking, this board isn't one which is going to be purchased by an overclocker who'd need such a cooler so you'll easily be able to get the maximum out of this board.
Play media player for local winners, to global prizes, such as the latest ROG 3D notebook (G73) or an all expenses** paid trip to ASUS headquarters in Taiwan to meet up with one of the world's top overclocker, the ASUS R&D team, and much more for global winners.
Leveraging the powerful Piledriver x86 core architecture, famed Finnish overclocker The Stilt pushed the envelope of silicon overclocking to the extreme.
4 MHz, CL7-11-8-31, 1T, were achieved by renowned extreme overclocker "Mat", aka Matthias Zronek, from www.
Ukrainian overclocker T0lsty emerged triumphant as champion in the classic battle and won the cash prize of $3,000 US.
The new desktop processor is built for gamers, content creators and overclockers who require premium performance, opening the door for a new level of faster, easier and more immersive experiences," McCrea said.