Overclocking, techniques for increasing your computer's performance






Amn Refrigerator

This Amn utility allows you to refresh the CPU when the operating system is inactive.

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BIOS-Info gives you information about the chipset, manufacturer and model number of the motherboard.

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CPUIdle for Windows 95/98

CPUIdle for Windows 95/98 suspends operation when the CPU is not in use.

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CPUIdle Pro for Windows NT/2000

CPUIdle Pro for Windows NT/2000  suspends operation when the CPU is not in use.

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CPU-Z provides information about your CPU.

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CPU Stability Test

CPU Stability Test allows you to stretch the CPU and check whether you can overclock. It supports a multiprocessor.

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A program that allows you to inspect the temperature of any component in the computer.

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MotherBoard Monitor

A program that allows you to monitor several parameters in the computer, temperatures, rpm of the fans, etc.

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Mystery Behind Overclocking

Mystery Behind Overclocking is a guide that includes information on how to overclock your computer and increase its speed.

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Rain sends instructions to the CPU to make it work at a much lower temperature.

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SysId allows you to get complete information about your system such as the type of CPU, amount of RAM, bus speed, processor operating frequency, type of cache, etc.

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This program sends instructions to the CPU to make it work at a lower temperature without any loss of stability.

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WinCooler detects when the CPU is not in use, sending a command to the processor to put it in rest mode.

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Windows Hardware Sensors Monitor

Windows Hardware Sensors Monitor is a utility that intelligently supervises the motherboard.

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  1 What is overclocking?
  2 Where does the process begin? 
  3 Before starting

Jumpers and BIOS
Changing the voltage
  6 Problems
  7 Cooling techniques
More about cooling
Cooling for software
10 Examples of overclocking
11 Pushing other components
12 Graphics cards
14 Overclocking forum
15 Links