Definitions

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  • v. To increase the voltage used in a component.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ volt

Examples

  • Heat isn't an issue (for the time being, will overclock and possibly overvolt the card depending on how smoothly I can go without my power supply failing).

    News Tom's Hardware US

  • Usually they overvolt the thumb-drive, throw an error in XP saying that the USB port has gone beyond spec and has been shut down, and when I pull the thumb drive out its warm to the touch and never works again.

    The Tech Report: News

  • They don't overvolt the processor. there is a heating element under the cpu. ohhh!

    WordPress.com News

  • The only downside is no overvolt protection and price.

    WordPress.com News

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