English version

clock speed

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
clock speedˈclock speed noun [countable usually singular] technical  a measurement of how quickly a computer’s CPU (=main controlling part) can deal with instructions a clock speed of 1 gigahertz
Examples from the Corpus
clock speedFor example, the 6x686-P200 system I tested uses a Cyrix chip with a clock speed of 166 megahertz.The new iterations will feature a higher clock speed processor and two chips per board.This is used to indicate the clock speed of computers.
From Longman Business Dictionaryclock speedˈclock speed noun [countable usually singular]COMPUTING the speed at which a computer operates and deals with information, usually measured in Megahertz or Gigahertz
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