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3. CPU Hacks > 21. Which CPUs Are Hackable?

Which CPUs Are Hackable?

Know which CPUs can be hacked or overclocked.

With this brief look at the evolution of CPUs, you’ll quickly see who makes the most hackable CPU. Armed with positive CPU identification and knowing what you want to accomplish in terms of performance, you’ll be able to determine if your present CPU can be hacked or if you need a new CPU to gain better performance.

AMD CPUs are typically deemed more hackable than Intel CPUs as there are usually more system boards for AMD CPUs that provide the option to adjust the base clock speed [Hack#25] and clock multiplier [Hack 27] and [Hack 28] ] Intel has typically locked down their CPUs to function at only one or a few


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