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I’m thinking to overclock the RAM of my computer. Is it safe to overclock the RAM of my computer?

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RAM is always involved in the process of overclocking and RAM is never safe when it gets exhausting. So, increase your device’s frequency up to a certain limit else you may face many problems.

What is overclocking?

What is overclocking?

Overclocking is the process of speeding up the process of the CPU or GPU. It is done by configuring the hardware components of the computer to increase frequency which is measured in MHz and GHz.

How overclocking is performed on RAM?

  • To overclock the RAM of your Computer you have to enter into BIOS
  • is it safe to overclock the RAM
    • Here you have to locate the DRAM frequency where you will get options to increase the frequency. Restart your PC. Furthermore, to check the increased RAM and throughput use SiSoft’s Sandra.

Demerits of Overclocking 

Overclocking is method triggering main processor or graphics controller. However, systems such as RAM are also involved in this process which leads to an increase in power consumption and fan noise.

Why overclocking can be harmful?

Overclocking is the process of increasing clock speed or the speed at which a CPU or GPU performance. So overclocking is deriving more utility from a device that provided by Manufacturer. However, To overclock any machine we need to increase the frequency which results in increasing clock speed and heating. Furthermore, other hardware components such as RAM are also involved in this process which makes the process more heathen up. Ultimately, if overclocking is not done correctly it may result in damaging your device.

Is overclocking a RAM safe process?

Overclocking a RAM is not a safe process as it can get overheated after increasing the clock speed. However, if overclocking is done correctly the hidden potentials of your RAM can be unlocked.

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