Short review of $550 power cord plus a new SWTPC 6800

der Mouse mouse at Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA
Mon Nov 7 09:55:41 CST 2005


> "The Turbo switch must be turned OFF to preserve the hardware."
> The computer teacher really did believe that using the Turbo button
> would cause the computers to wear down faster.

This is not *totally* wrong.  Running faster generally means running
hotter, which shortens lifespan.  (Now, whether this effect was
significant compared to all the other things also affecting lifespan,
that's another story. :-)

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