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Book of Overclocking: Tweak Your PC to Unleash Its Power

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Publisher Comments:

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:
  • Why the PC industry does not want you to know about overclocking
  • CPU cooling techniques and ways to improve overclocking results and system stability
  • Specifications, overclocking tips, and specific recommendations for over 100 individual Intel and ADM processors, including the newest Athlon XP "Thoroughbred" and Pentium 4 "Norhtwood" CPUs
  • How to overclock a processor using BIOS and motherboard settings
  • PC troubleshooting and performance benchmarking techniques
Overclocking doesn't have to be difficult or destructive to your hardware. With The Book of Overclocking as your guide, you can be sure that your PC reaches its full potential.

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)

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781886411760
Subtitle:
Tweak Your PC to Unleash Its Power
Publisher:
No Starch Press
Author:
Wainner, Scott
Author:
Richmond, Robert
Location:
San Francisco
Subject:
Microprocessors
Subject:
Computer Engineering
Subject:
Microcomputers
Subject:
Computer organization
Subject:
High performance computing
Subject:
Hardware - Personal Computers - PCs
Subject:
Computer Architecture - General
Subject:
COMPUTERS / Personal Computers & Microcomputers / Up
Subject:
Personal Computers & Micro / IBM-Compatible
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series Volume:
Volume 4
Publication Date:
20030111
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9.24x7.39x.81 in. 1.21 lbs.

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Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » Hardware

Book of Overclocking: Tweak Your PC to Unleash Its Power
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Product details 272 pages No Starch Press - English 9781886411760 Reviews:
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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.
"Synopsis" by ,

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.

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