Overclocking ATs

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Sat Nov 11 00:02:00 CST 2006


On 10 Nov 2006 at 23:32, Jim Leonard wrote:

> How is that possible?  The 386 improved many instructions to run in 
> fewer clocks...
> 
> Besides, I'd always take a 386-16 over a 286-20, because the 286-20 runs 
> protected mode applications at 0MHz ;-)

Strange, but apparently true in some cases: 

http://www.intersil.com/data/an/an111.pdf

I imagine that the difference would be exaggerated even more with a 
386SX.

Cheers,
Chuck




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