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

gordonjcp at gjcp.net gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Sun Oct 23 07:37:00 CDT 2005


> John Foust wrote:
>> At 02:12 PM 10/22/2005, Fred Cisin wrote:
>>
>>>Exam question:  what is actually measured by those numeric displays?
>>
>>
>> The absence or presence of jumpers on the little daughterboard,
>> encoded as digits?
>
> One of my machines has a "Turbo" button that changes from "HI" to "LO".
>   It does make a noticeable difference in speed.  Probably inserts a
> bunch of NOPs in or something.  Comes in handy when I'm trying to play
> older games.

On older machines it did actually change the clock speed.

Gordon.




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