CPU Overclocking makes your computer run turbo fast

CPU Overclocking is a risk that might not be worth taking.

The speed of your CPU is determined by two factors: the front side bus (FSB) and the multiplier. So if you want to overclock the speed of your CPU, you will need to change one of these parts.

Unfortunately, you can’t change the multiplier on Intel CPU or a newer CPU that is 233 MHz or higher. They are multiplier locked, so don’t bother wasting your time. However, some of the AMD CPUs will let you change the multiplier, so you should check to see which ones can.

CPU Overclocking makes your computer run turbo fast

The FSB is a lot easier to change if your motherboard lets you change the speed. If your motherboard doesn’t, don’t worry though, if you have an Intel CPU there are ways to make it work.

Most motherboards that can be overclocked increase by 1Mhz increments. Make sure you track what the PCI and AGP buses are running at, because using a higher speed can sometimes cause problems on some devices.

When it comes to cpu overclocking, there are no guarantees, so you have to be patient. The best thing you can do is ask around and read reviews to help you decide which combination of components will give you the best results.