To overclock a CPU, install and launch an overclocking utility, increase the CPU speed by 1 degree, restart the computer, check the CPU settings, gradually increase them, then reduce the settings by 2 or 3 degrees. This ... More » Technology Computers & Hardware

The differences between AMD and Intel processors are reflected in their prices, overclocking capabilities and integrated graphics chips, where AMD has a slight advantage. Other differences are evident in their power effi... More » Technology Computers & Hardware

A Central Processing Unit, or CPU, is the piece of hardware in a computer that carries out computer programs by performing arithmetical and logical operations. The CPU of a modern computer is contained on a single chip c... More » Technology Computers & Hardware
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