Tom's Hardware says Athlon can o'clock to 1GHz

Phew...get those screwdrivers out

Our friends over at Tom's Hardware Page have produced a guide to overclocking the AMD Athlon K7 processor. But, as we've cautioned before, you'd be as well not to try this unless you are very experienced. The guide to overclocking the Athlon was produced to allow experienced individuals to tweak the processor at speeds which could reach 1000MHz, says Dr Tom. The whole process would be much easier if AMD would release the spex to make use of the so-called "golden fingers", he points out. The article includes detailed diagrams for those willing to take the risk. If you mess up, AMD is not going to replace your processor, assuming you've got hold of one. ® See also Japanese engineer overclocks Athlon 500MHz to 650MHz

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