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Overclocking is the process of forcing a computer component to run at a higher clock rate than it was designed for or was designated by the manufacturer.

Overclocking is usually practiced by PC enthusiasts in order to increase the performance of their compmponents which they then overclock to higher speeds, while others overclock high-end components to attain levels of performance beyond original specifications.




What is it?

Over Clocking, the process of making a piece of hardware to new levels and speeds of clocking.


How does it work?

In your motherboard manual, find the jumper settings for the particular bus speed and multiplier you want to use. Locate those jumpers on your motherboard and change them to fit the jumper settings in the manual. If it says "closed" for a jumper, then you need to have the little "shunt" placed over the two pins for that jumper which "closes" the connection. If it says "open" you may need to pull off the shunt. I. Usually you will have to press F12 or Del to enter your BIOS while your computer is starting up. Try to locate the CPU speed settings and rotate through the available bus speeds until you find the one you are wanting to try. Others have a combination and you may need to change the bus speed on the motherboard with jumpers, and change the multiplier in the BIOS. That's all there is to it!



What is the timeline of its development?

The first overclocked computer was done in the 1940's by a British Scientist.


How is it controlled?

It is controlled by you. You are able to change the bus speed and the multiplier by accessing your BIOS. You can acess this by pressing F12 or delete when booting up ur comp. But be careful if you move the speeds too dristically or in the wrong way you run the risk of either blowing up ur processor from heat or it could just be blown.


What are the common problems for it?

There are several that can arise while over clocking. some of these are the fact that if you do it wrong your comp could completely be destoryed cause you system could over heat and and melt components of it. also heating is a huge problem. Also some new computer system block the use of overclocking through not being able to change the multiplier, whick limits the maximum speed it can go.


What are common solutions for the problems?

To solve these problems are to use atlernate ways of colling. ways to do this is to add more fans, open the case while in operation. You are also ablee to usse liquid ways of cooling, such as using liquid nitrogen.


What are examples for the devices?

You are able to overclock your graphics card, RAM and your processor. Now Intel and AMD are now putting locks on overclocking, so you are now with the new processors.


Where is there more information on this topic?










Program ID





Extreme Overclocking


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