How to overclock your hardware

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What is overclocking?

Overclocking term is used when your device pushes its performance limits for the better performance and speed. You can exceed the manufacturer boundaries of your graphics card, GPU, or CPU. There are dozens of overclocking programs that help you increase your PC's performance. If you want to easily improve your gaming experience when buying new hardware parts or playing highly demanding games without spending more of your time, these apps can prove to be a good use.
In this Post, I will show you how to overclock your device.
You can download the software from these Links.
Download MSI Afterburner

How to overclock a CPU

Laptops are not great for overclocking work, because they have limited cooling features. However, if you climb on the desktop PC, the improvement in its performance is unquestionable.
Overclocking CPU means to improve the clock speed that the CPU is on. This solution is usually used by gamers or computer hardware experts who wish to increase their system speed and performance easily. Before overclocking your CPU, you first need to run a CPU stress test. There are many Windows applications that help you complete the above work, such as SuperPI, Prime95 or IntelBurnTest.
If you are looking for Intel Overcling software, you can try the Extreme Tuning Utility App. However, here I will show you how to overclock AMD CPU using the AMD Overdrive app.
Step1: Download and install the app from the AMD website.
Step2: open the clock/voltage tab and change the overclocking settings to your needs.
Clock settings in AMD OverDrive
Clock settings in AMD OverDrive

How to overclock a graphics card

Overclocking your graphics card can increase your favorite games significantly. Like a CPU, it is important to check the stability of your system before overclocking your graphics card. Prime 95 application will help you to run GPU stress tests on your device. Once you get the result, you can start using the overclocking application basis of your device configuration. Here I will show you how to overclock the GPU for Nvidia graphics card, I used the MSI Afterburner app. Here's how to use an MSI Afterburner to overclock your graphics card
Step1: First download the Software.
Step2: Now configure the GPU setting according to your needs and be careful during the settings. Change the setting slowly because all the setting you change are applied in real time and if you suddenly change the setting lower to highest its high chances that may damage your device.
MSI Afterburner
MSI Afterburner


How to overclock RAM

Many users overclock their CPU or graphics card only. However, RAM overclocking can prove to be a good solution for improving your system's performance, especially when working with your desktop application or completing tasks related to file management. Of course, you must check the stability of your system before overlapping the RAM on your desktop PC or laptop. To overclock your RAM, here's what you need to do:
Step1: restart your device and go in BIOS. By pressing the keys Esc, F2, F9, Del depending on your device manufacturer. For example: for ASUS its Esc.
Step2: now find the Memory frequency(RAM) option. And increase its voltage to the next available voltage. For example: If your frequency is 2000 Mhz then you can go to 2200 Mhz. now run the Stress test again and check the system stability. If the results are negative then go back and decrease the Voltage amount.
Overclocking RAM In BIOS.
Overclocking RAM In BIOS.

How to overclock your monitor

Overclocking your monitor increases the fresh rate of your screen. This solution is usually deployed by gamers to help improve the gamers experience. Unlike the above overclocking solutions, this is a lot easier and there is no risk of harm to the monitor in the process.
I used a desktop PC with a Nvidia graphics card and PLS monitor. What to do here to overclock your monitor
Step1: Launch the Nvidia Control Panel app on your PC.

Step2:  open the display section and the change option. Now click on the Customize button and change the monitor settings according to your needs. In most of the devices by default refresh rate is 60Hz. Just change it to the maximum 120Hz and then click to Test button. If the test gives you good results then click on Apply.
OverClocking Monitor From Nvidia Control Panel
OverClocking Monitor From Nvidia Control Panel 

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