How To Overclock Raspberry Pi Without Voiding Your Warranty

For $US35, you can't expect too much out of the tiny 700MHz Raspberry Pi computer. However, according to the official site, you can now overclock the little processer up to 1GHz without voiding your warranty.

The overclock method has been built into the newest version of the Raspbian operating system. Once you download the new version of Raspbian, you will need to turn on turbo mode. In Terminal, type:

sudo raspi-config

Select "overclock" and reboot your Raspberry Pi. This enables a dynamic overclocking that will automatically drop back down to 700MHz in case the Raspberry Pi gets too hot. If you have any troubles with overclocking or updating your Raspberry Pi, head over to the official forum thread for detailed instructions.

Introducing turbo mode: up to 50% more performance for free [Raspberry Pi]


    "For $US35, you can’t expect too much"

    Apparently I can't even expect the thing to arrive!!!

      I ordered mine from element14 on Monday night and it arrived on Wednesday... I was shocked to say the least. I know there were issues in the beginning, but I assumed things must have gotten under control by now. Who did you order from?

    I ordered mine from RS Components in May....
    Still haven't received it

    Element14 have over 500 in stock currently.

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