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overclock

[oh-ver-klok] /ˌoʊ vərˈklɒk/
verb (used with object)
1.
Computers. to modify (a hardware component, as a processor, graphics card, or memory) so as to increase the speed of that component beyond the specifications of the manufacturer:
You can overclock your video card to improve its performance.
Origin of overclock
1985-1990
1985-90; over- + clock1 ( def 6 )
Related forms
overclocked, adjective
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