[HARDWARE] Overclocking CPUs

Greg Legowski gregleg at pobox.com
Wed Sep 22 19:09:30 EDT 1999


> 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.

Um, no.  The MULTIPLIER stays the same (x4.5), but the CPU speed gets upped
to 450:

66.667MHz input x 4.5 = 300 MHz internal CPU clock

100MHz input x 4.5 = 450 MHz internal CPU clock.





--Greg                                 http://www.pobox.com/~gregleg/
In my more cynical moments,  I'd say that  "irrational female"  was a
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