Hardware - The clock (generator)

1 - About

Every computer contains an internal clock: the clock generator.

The clock generator is a circuit on the motherboard which produces the system clock signal to synchronize the various components.

The clock generator is often changed by computer enthusiasts to control the speed of their:

Typically the programmable clock generator is set by the BIOS at boot time to the value selected by the enthusiast, although some systems have dynamic frequency scaling that frequently re-program the clock generator.

3 - Documentation / Reference

data_storage/clock_generator.txt ยท Last modified: 2017/03/21 14:08 by gerardnico