Subject: Re: Advice wanted from Sun users please (fwd)
To: David Gilbert <email@example.com>
From: Jason Downs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/29/1996 13:01:45
In message <199603282322.SAA19155@repeat.pci.on.ca>,
David Gilbert writes:
>>>>>> ""Michael" == "Michael L VanLoon <-- HeadCandy.com" <michaelv@HeadCandy.
>>> Sun3/60 are indeed slow. But they work nicely as X display
>>> servers. And they handling clock chipping quite nicely! :-) I just
>>> up graded mine from 20 MHz to 25 Mhz. Now I need to find a 30 MHz
>>> clock and try that... :) Sorry, but I just had to share. Clock
>>> chipping out machines is pretty neat.
>Michael> I once completely ruined a 286 motherboard attempting this.
>Michael> I hope you're not unsoldering parts. :-)
> There is a reason that he may succeed where you failed. The
>motorola chip have much, much higher tolerances for this type of
>hackery. If you're lucky and have a big heatsink, you can find
>motorola chips that can be overclocked 50% or more. With intel chips,
>I've rarely heard of clock increases of more that 10-15% being
Although I certainly agree about old Motorola chips, I've had good luck
overclocking Pentiums. teeny.org is an overclocked P75.
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