Re: Memory question

Brad Albrecht ( (no email) )
Tue, 22 Jul 1997 21:20:41 -0700

OK then, my CPU is running at 167MHz with my board set to 75MHz. This
model will also go to 83MHz and 100MHz to my understanding. That would
increase the speed of my bus and RAM. Why would I want to slow my board
down to 60MHz when the 133 runs at 66MHz anyhow?

> From: Joe Bissot <>
> To:
> Subject: Re: Memory question
> Date: Tuesday, July 22, 1997 8:14 AM
> Actually only the CPU is faster. Clocking at 150 causes the bus to run at
> 60/30 instead of 66/33. You are suffering a 10% performance penalty
> the system to get a 13% CPU performance increase. Unless of course you
> clocking the bus 75/37.5. Most boards won't do the higher bus clock
> At 09:07 PM 7/21/97 -0700, you wrote:
> >While we are on the subject, you might want to check out this site on
> >hardware :
> >It tells you all about (among other things) motherboards, what's good,
> >how to get more out of them...
> >
> >For example, I have one of the Asus motherboards like listed below with
> >Intel Pentium 133 over clocked to 150MHz.. The whole thing is faster too
> >with the clock upped, the PCI bus is faster too (faster video and
> >
> >But, since we are all smart ISP's, we would never do this to our servers
> >RIGHT?! The performance increase is very evident when I boot to 95, but
> >not so much on NT..
> >
> >Just thought I would share...
> >
> >Brad Albrecht
> >Computer Innovations Online
> >
> >Skagit Valleys' Premier Internet Service Provider
> >