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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Gamers looking for similar instant action in desktop form are well-served by the new CG8565 Gaming System with a Z68 chipset-based motherboard, stealth fighter-inspired case design and a host of easy-to-use overclocking features, the statement said.
Also, overclocking would be more difficult since the power pins could possibly burn out due to the excessive draw.
* Rooting and overclocking your device (beyond specified limits) will void the warranty.
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Also, in our overclocking test we could take it up to 3000 MHz with a voltage level of 1.3V which is pretty decent as well.
Ever since Sandy Bridge, Intel has limited overclocking to specific products with a "K" in the name - the Core i7-2700K, or the Core i7-6700K, to name the first and most recent examples.
Golden Sytems has announced the launch of Gigabyte's latest overclocking motherboard, the Z77X-UP7.
Since it is an experimental Kernel, the developer has not provided detailed instructions about overclocking Nexus 7 to 2.0GHz.
"Breaking overclocking world records requires skill, ingenuity, and the right equipment," said Jake Crimmins.
It offers a whole new range of features for overclocking and comes with an advanced thermal technology for a cooler and quieter performance", said Saqib Hussain, country product manager for Asus Middle East.