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  • v. Alternative spelling of overclock.


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  • Westmere processors - such as the Core i5 - to over-clock (thus delivering better graphics performance) when low loads on the x86 CPU processor cores mean that the processor is not utilising its full thermal budget.

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  • We did not have to resort to using a high-end cooler from CoolerMaster or ThermalTake, and managed to over-clock to a stable 3.96

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  • In the future it may be possible to over-clock supercomputer processors by using water-cooling to keep their temperature inside operating limits, and so gain both performance and energy consumption benefits.

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  • PCBoost does not over-clock or harm the processor, nor does it increase the thermal temperatures or stress on the processor, it simply tricks the processor into thinking the active application should be given the highest priority.

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  • Single + 12V rail provides more power for over-clock RSS Feed - Daily Deals

  • The new processors include a "turbo" mode that allows the chip to over-clock itself when the application running calls for an extra boost.


  • It includes Intel's Turbo Boost technology that allows it to over-clock itself to 2. 66GHz if it's faced with particularly heavy multitasking demands.

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  • We strongly recommend that you do not over-clock processors or other compo - nents to run faster than their rated speed.

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  • The quad core Phenom black edition is easy to over-clock, with many people reporting 3. 0GHz without too much heating issues. Hot Deals

  • Users can now over-clock each graphics accelerator's engine or memory speed when running in QUAD CrossFire configurations using manual controls or the automated auto-tuning utility.



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