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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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Overclock es la practica de forzar el reloj de un procesador.
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The company offers gamers a special "(http://click.intel.com/tuningplan/faq) performance tuning protection plan " for those who choose to overclock supported chips, offering to send out one new chip if the original is fried in the process.
El overclock en los componentes reduce la vida util de la PC.
To match a CPU running in overclock, overclocking memory would no doubt be the most important component.
Among the benefits of the new processors is a more aggressive Turbo Boost 2.0, which will automatically overclock some of the processor's cores when the others are not in use.
If you can hit your desired overclock with a 1T command rate, turning GDM off will improve your performance.
Via the intuitive interface of XTREME Engine utility, gamers can enjoy enhanced gaming right away with a simple click of the button to overclock the card without the hassle of any manual adjustment.
Those who are not happy with the clock speed of the device may now overclock their handsets.
Click BIOS II is also the world's first BIOS featuring overclock setting export via USB flash drives, allowing overclocking enthusiasts to share profiles with other users or upload them onto the internet.