overclocking


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overclocking

(ˌəʊvəˈklɒkɪŋ)
n
(Computer Science) the practice of modifying a computer (esp with a cooling system) to allow its processors to run at greater speeds than the manufacturer intended
ˌoverˈclocker n
ˌoverˈclock vb
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Built for ultimate overclocking, the GTX 980 Ti XTREME GAMING is further equipped with LN2 BIOS and an extra 6-pin PCI-E power connector, giving overclockers the maximum freedom to tweak the performance to the extremes with the simple press of a button.
From the affordable and reliable Hydro Series H55, to the dual- fan powered cooling of the H110i GTX, all Corsair Hydro Series liquid coolers are ready to deliver cooling, enabling higher overclocking speeds and quieter operation.
The G751 demonstrates exceptional thermal efficiency with minimal noise thanks to copper heatsinks and intelligent dual fans that expel hot air via rear vents, keeping CPU and GPU temperatures low even under overclocking conditions.
Options Trading / Parallel Processing - Unlike high speed trading, where clock speed is paramount, options trading is an extremely latency-sensitive world requiring a massive amount of computational power that simply overclocking cannot achieve.
But putting the CPU and GPU chips on overclocking may endanger the device as it causes more heat and drains more battery compared to normal clock speed.
By adopting the invisible heat sink, it provides superior heat dissipation effect to boost overclocking performance and stability of the system," says Ms.
With the new Hybrid Processor, users can attain superior overclocking performance from the latest processing core.
Just a short while ago MSI'World Championship Notebook G series' overclocking prowess saw the world-renowned pro-gaming team FnaticMSI take the crown at the Intel IEM Continental and ESWC Asia Masters.
Support for up to 1Ghz HyperTransport with additional overclocking flexibility
Users have the option of overclocking instead of upgrading to a Pentium II or III, potentially saving several hundred dollars, and using the savings to add more memory or a video card to make the system faster still.
HELSINKI -- Futuremark[R] announces the return of its annual Lords of Overclocking competition for PC users everywhere.
a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced another great competition for the overclocking community with the Target OC: Open Target challenge, to be hosted this November and December on HWBOT.