Definition of clock speed in English:

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clock speed

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noun

The operating speed of a computer or its microprocessor, defined as the rate at which it performs internal operations and expressed in cycles per second (megahertz).
Example sentences
  • The core clock speed and memory interface speeds of the slower cards have yet to be determined, according to the spokesman.
  • After all, a clock speed of 2200 MHz should not be any sort of a problem for a 0.13 micron design.
  • However the clock speed of the CPU matters much less then the video card at higher settings.

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