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The act of decreasing the power of your processor by drastically degrading its speed. Advantages range from decreased fan noise (kiss that processor fan goodbye) and the ability to emulate your previous computer for old time's sake, to increasing your patience quotient and decreasing your obsession with your little white box.

Update: Some palm users underclock their machines in order to perserve battery life.
Thanks to spiregrain

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