[HARDWARE] Overclocking CPUs

Joseph Armstrong jarmstro at powerup.com.au
Thu Sep 23 08:35:51 EDT 1999


----- Original Message -----
From: Hector Herrera <hectorh at pobox.com>
To: <hardware at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Thursday, September 23, 1999 5:26 AM
Subject: [HARDWARE] Overclocking CPUs


> if you are running a long term project such as cracking RC5, then
> the decreased lifetime of an over clocked CPU will not pay off the
> 5-10% increase in performance.
>
> Any thoughts on this?
>

Not if it's a Celeron 300A in a 100MHz bussed board - they run the same
speed but the board runs the bus 50% faster to get 450MHz output.



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