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Old 03-02-2011, 10:50 PM   #1
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Well, i made my name for a reason. im a complete noob and im a curious guy. so someone please take the time to explain what overclocking exactly does to the components in your tower (specificly what parts) and whats the gain is in doing so. Also, how can you tell what parts can take it and witch ones cant. Thanks for your time and remember. IknowLITTLE.
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Old 03-03-2011, 01:13 AM   #2
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There are some good posts here to read regarding overclocking. Check out this one for example:

Overclocking your CPU, How to do it easily!
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Overclocking literally means modifying settings on a clocked component (e.g. RAM, CPU, GPU) to make it run faster (and as a result, hotter) than it was meant to. It can give a decent speed boost to older components.
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will it broke my pc if done "too much" ?
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If you set the Core clock or multiplier too high, or set the voltages wrong, it can do fatal damage.
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ok thanks
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