A quick question.

By Sir Loin
Feb 18, 2005
  1. I know I sound pretty dumb asking this question, but what does overclocking do?
  2. isatippy

    isatippy TS Rookie Posts: 497

    It makes your computer run at a faster speed. :bounce:
  3. Lunatic

    Lunatic TS Rookie Posts: 49

  4. Sir Loin

    Sir Loin TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    Oh, thanks.
  5. Sir Loin

    Sir Loin TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    if you overclock does it shorten the life of your processor? I read something on it on some website ( i don't remember its name" but it said it shortens your processor's life.

  6. speedy266

    speedy266 TS Rookie Posts: 23

    heat will shorten the life of a processor, overclocking will make ur cpu run hotter, overclockers usually are on top of cooling anyways so its not a problem with better than stock cooling methods, from bigger heat sinks and heat sink fans, to case fans, even case designs can affect the temp inside the computer, and water cooling is available to.
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