Introduction to Overclocking your CPU, or Memory (RAM)

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  • Level: Beginner
  • Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy
  • Date Created: August 14, 2013
  • Length of Class:  18:32
  • Research Assistance:



  • None

Purpose of Class

  •   This class teaches students about Overclocking, why it’s useful, and also why it is rarely important today.

Class Notes

  • Overclocking allows you to run your CPU or RAM faster then the manufacturer states it can run.
  • Overclocking can create an unstable system
  • To Overclock you need an Unlocked Processor, a Motherboard that Supports Overclocking, and Software to perform the Overclocking.



Lab Setup Used in Demonstration

  • The ETCG Host Computer Specs are:
    • ASUS Model: CM6870US01
    • 16 GB of RAM
    • 1 TB 7200 RPM Hard Drive
    • i7 3.4 GHz Intel Processor

Study Guide




Eli the Computer Guy

Eli the Computer Guy has 16 years experience in technology being the guy to fix "it". From the Army, to building out new satellite offices for the enterprise, to running his own shop with 9 full time employees Eli has real world experience with almost all systems that technicians will be working with. Eli has 1600 hours of formal technical beyond his Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice on technologies ranging from Avaya PBX/ Audix to Microsoft, Red Hat Linux, MySQL, Cisco and much more.

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