Subject: Re: Advice wanted from Sun users please (fwd)
To: David Gilbert <>
From: Jason Downs <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/29/1996 13:01:45
In message <>,
	David Gilbert writes:
>>>>>> ""Michael" == "Michael L VanLoon <--" <michaelv@HeadCandy.
>com>> writes:
>>> 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. is an overclocked P75.

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