[rc5] Dangers of overclocking

Bill Plein bill at diablo.net
Fri Jul 11 16:24:26 EDT 1997


>I encourage you to NOT overclock your machines and run RC5 on them
>EVEN IF IT GAINS MORE KEYS/SEC.  If that glitch just happens to make
>your machine miss the key because of an overclocked CPU that small
>percentage gain isn't helping at all.  And it is more likely that you
>will find that glitch than you will find the key.

I maintain that it is more likely that your OS will Core Dump, or GPF, or
whatever that OS does when it fetches from the wrong point in memory. NT
especially so.


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Bill Plein
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