Meaning of “clock speed” in the English Dictionary


"clock speed" in Business English

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clock speednoun [ C ]

uk us also clock rate

IT the speed at which a computer can deal with information, usually measured in megahertz or gigahertz (= a measure meaning one million or one billion times a second):

The clock speed for the computer should be equal to, or greater than, the speed listed on the software package.

(Definition of “clock speed” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)