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Book of Overclocking: Tweak Your PC to Unleash Its Powerby Scott Wainner and Robert Richmond
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The Book of Overclocking is the definitive guide to running a PC's processor faster than the manufacturer intended. Not only can overclocking help you squeeze another year or two out of older hardware, but maximizing your PC's performance is also a lot of fun. Whether you're a veteran overclocker or a complete newbie, you'll find this book indispensable. It includes a complete reference and a vital roadmap to 100 of the latest processors plus sections on troubleshooting, proper cooling techniques, and benchmarking. You'll learn:
Book News Annotation:
Overclocking is the process of operating a PC's processor at a higher operating speed than its manufacturer's rating. This guide for hardware hobbyists explains how to overclock, how to far to push the individual processors, what settings to use, and how to deal with problems that arise. It includes a virtual roadmap to 100 of the latest processors, plus sections on troubleshooting and benchmarking. Wainner founded one of the first PC hardware enthusiast sites. Richmond is an IT journalist. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This definitive guide reveals the art of running a PCUs processor faster than the manufacturer intended. Readers learn how not to fry their systems while pushing the speed on everything from the Pentium II to the latest Athlon XP and Pentium 4 processors.
Winner of the Books24x7 Referenceware Excellence Award, Hardware category, April 2004
The definitive guide to overclocking-- the art of running a PC's processor faster than the manufacturer intended. If you don't mind voiding the manufacturer's warranty on your CPU, overclocking is for you. Learn how not to fry your system while souping up everything from the Pentium II to the latest Athlon XP and Pentium 4. Sections on cooling, troubleshooting, and benchmarking make sure you get the most out of your machine.
About the Author
Scott Wainner founded and ran SysOpt.com-one of the most popular geek hardware sites. Robert Richmond has written about IT topics for various hardware publications.
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