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What’s RzIntelOverClock.exe (Razer Intel Over Clock)? Is it safe or a virus?

RzIntelOverClock.exe is a process associated with Razer Cortex, a software application designed for optimizing gaming performance.

Specifically, RzIntelOverClock.exe is responsible for enabling users to overclock their Intel CPUs, allowing them to increase the clock speed of their processors for improved gaming performance. Overclocking can result in higher frame rates and smoother gameplay, making it a desirable feature for many gamers. However, it's important to note that overclocking can also increase the heat output of the CPU and potentially shorten its lifespan if not done carefully. Therefore, it's recommended to use RzIntelOverClock.exe with caution and to closely monitor CPU temperatures when overclocking.

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Who makes RzIntelOverClock.exe (Razer Intel Over Clock)?

We’ve found Razer USA Ltd. should be the publisher of RzIntelOverClock.exe.

How do we know? Our SpyShelter cybersecurity labs focuses on monitoring different types of Windows PC executables and their behaviors for our popular SpyShelter Antispyware software. Learn more about us, and how our cybersecurity team studies Windows PC executables/processes.

What does it mean if someone is the publisher of a PC .exe (executable or process)?

The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Last updated: March 21, 2024

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