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Thread: Keep your Athlon/Duron Cooler!

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    Keep your Athlon/Duron Cooler!

    Wonderful for desktops, but nice for laptops too:

    Basically there is a semi-hidden feature of Athlons so they can save power and keep cooler.

    The problem with it is that it effects some applications ( "Well during my testing I found out that disconnecting the system bus might affect real-time applications, i.e. applications that use hardware in a time-critical way. For example I noticed that with the bus disconnect enabled a captured video is full of dropped or garbled lines. So this cooling feature comes at a cost - probably that's why they kept it hidden."

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    Re:Keep your Athlon/Duron Cooler!

    hey Gorn - this looks nice! thx

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