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Specing out CPUs (more than just cores and clock)

This is not a production question, just something that I've been thinking about. When specing out CPUs I know the general rule is a faster clock speed will make a core run faster and the greater ...
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Hyper Threading vs Overclocking

What is the difference between these two, and under what circumstances would I want to implement them? Are there circumstances when I would only want 1 and not the other? According to Wikipedia, ...
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GPU running underclocked / under normal speed?

I have tried to overclock my card. Seemingly it worked, and the GPU-z shows the OC speed (see GPU3.png). However, current readings are REALLY far from the normal speed of the GPU. That's what I can't ...
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How can I overclock my Pentium 4? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Overclock a Dell Inspiron 531? How to overclock Dual-Core CPU E5200? Lacking options in BIOS? I have these specs from Everest: CPU Properties CPU Type - Intel ...
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Help getting my memory running at it's rated speed

I'm running a 4Gb Kit (2x2Gb) Corsair XMS3 DHX DDR3-1600 RAM (can't find a product page any more but here's the exact same review I originally read that led me to buy the stuff, that gives hopefully ...
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Is possible to overclock a SSD?

Anyone already had tried to or knows if it is possible to implement in some way an overclock an SSD (or get the same benefits by tunning some parameter on an SSD)?
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Overclocking the AMD Phenom II X4 940BE

I'm not sure if this is the best site to post this sort of question if it isn't then I do apologize, other than that I hope I get relatively quick and good response :) Firstly, I have already ...
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How do I identify the PLL-IC clock generator chip on a HP Compaq dc5700 MicroTower Motherboard HP 0A60h

How do I identify the PLL-IC clock generator chip on a HP Compaq dc5700 MicroTower PC The mainboard is reports itself as an HP 0A60h. This is the most information I can get back from the motherboard ...
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Resources for overclocking-friendly hardware

Is there a website that maintains a list of hardware that can be overclocked easily with good performance and reliability? I mostly want this for using with graphics-intensive programs such as AutoCAD ...
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What is overclocking the system?

I have heard this term many time and would like to know what does it exactly means?
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What is the best computer “burn-in” or stability testing software? [closed]

When you buy a brand new computer, it's a good idea to run some software to "burn it in", to make sure that everything is running properly (and the system is stable). People who overclock also do ...