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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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The new chips unlocked "K" processors will overclock to higher levels than prior generations.
Tuning your gaming PC is easy whether you want to perfect your setup with manual tweaking or automatically configure and overclock the whole platform with a single click using our class-leading 5-Way Optimization utility.
GT51 also features the exclusive ROG Band to let users activate Shadow Drive - a hidden hard-drive space - or overclock GT51.
The room is one of many at this year's Computex expo and enthusiasts are using jerryrigged PCs to overclock Intel's new processor codenamed Devil's Canyon'.
This intuitive tool helps modify clock speeds and voltage levels, as well as cooling fan speeds to let gamers overclock the GTX Titan Z graphics card with confidence.
MSI claims that you can overclock up to 37.5% more with the custom cooling solution.
Asustek Computer Inc.'s latest netbook and notebook PCs let users easily tune them to run up to 33% faster -- while staying within warranty.<p>The $400 Eee 1101HA netbook, introduced in August, includes an application called the Super Hybrid Engine that lets users push its 1.33-GHz Intel Atom Z520 CPU all the way to 1.73 GHz.<p>Similarly, Asus' new UL line of thin, lightweight notebooks, announced last month, includes software called Turbo33 that lets users overclock Intel's CULV (Consumer Ultra-Low Voltage) processor, the 1.3-GHz Core 2 Duo SU7300, by up to 33%, to about 1.73 GHz.
Overclocking is further simplified with tools and modes such as Auto Tuning which enables automatic overclocking that is extreme yet stable; ASUS OC Profile which offers the best overclocking profiles for different scenarios; ASUS Turbo Key which creates more physical overclocking buttons on the computer keyboard for instantaneous overclocking; and ASUS TurboV Remote* which allows users to overclock, activate the Turbo Key, or adjust the Energy Processing Unit (EPU) from a convenient side controller-while running games and applications.
Tuning your gaming PC is easy whether you want to perfect your setup with manual tweaking or automatically configure and overclock the whole thing with a single click using our 5-Way Optimization utility.
The company&nbsp;has confirmed&nbsp;that methods used to circumvent overclock locks on its Skylake range of chips would be patched.
This exclusive and easy-to-use utility gives users intuitive control over GPU and video-memory clock speeds and voltages, cooling-fan speeds and power targets, so they can overclock easily and with high confidence.