Violation Type:Attempt to Prevent Overclocking
|Intel x86 CPUs/OVCLOCK||Intel x86 CPUs|
A manufacturer institutes technical measures to prevent customers from modifying products to realise higher performance. Often manufacturers would prefer customers to purchase more expensive variants of the product.
Named in relation to attempts to prevent CPU overclocking, but can be used for other categories of product. Closely related to OHANDICAP, and may imply it depending on the implementation.