Posts Tagged: Reference

Overclockers.com GPU Testing Procedures

This article will serve as a reference for those who would like to compare results with our reviews, whether you are writing an article for the site or just testing the performance of your new GPU. The plan is to keep this article updated as changes in our testing procedures occur. On to the gritty details… Read More

3 Step Guide to Overclock Your i7 / i5 Haswell Platform

Well, we skipped a generation on the front page, because overclocking Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge were both relatively similar, and relatively easy. The overclocking game, however, is in for a bit of a facelift with Haswell. We have an overclocking guide ready for you on day one, so grab your CPU, sit back and relax while we overclock them together! Read More

Memory Overclocking Guide for Intel Ivy Bridge platform

In this guide I would like to show how to overclock your memory in a simple way and how to check if your settings are actually optimal. I won’t show you how to make highest clock or tightest available timings because all memory is different and I can’t guarantee any settings for that. Read More

Overclockers.com Product Rating System

A vast number of different types of ratings are used across review sites, ranging from simple stars and points rankings (n out of 3, 5, 10 …) to percentages, broken down into 10, 5 or even 1% graduations. Other sites take this a step further and have an overall rating derived from a number of sub-categories on which the product is judged. This article takes a look at the different systems, and sets out exactly how we think about reviews and ratings at Overclockers.com. Read More

An Introduction To Extreme Cooling

Computer enthusiasts have options for several different types of aftermarket cooling to get those last few MHz out of a system, the most common of these being a high end heatsink and fan.

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Intro to Folding@Home and Team 32

Folding@Home is the world’s largest distributed computing project. We work to discover the shape of critical proteins in our body as they arrange themselves, or “fold”, into their working shape. It’s quite amazing! Read More