HANOVER, Germany--I'm not sure exactly when overclocking computers became an end unto itself rather than a means to an end.
But I'm glad it has, just for the sheer entertainment factor of watching people take extreme measures to get their machines to run faster than they're supposed to. Plenty of techie types also are enthusiastic, judging by the throng at the CeBIT show here who gathered to watch No. 2-ranked overclocking expert Nick Shih in action.
Shih held the overclocking crown for 18 months straight. He knows his business cold, so to speak. To seriously overclock a … Read more