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Article #121 (419 is last):
Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.questions
From: ae501
Subject: COMPUTER SPEED
Date: Sun Jul 30 09:24:08 1989


IF YOU WOULD CHANGE THE CRYSTAL IN THE COMPUTER TO A HIGHER
SPEED CRYSTAL WOULD THE COMPUTERS CIRCUITS BE ABLE TO HANDLE
THE FASTER SPEED?

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** Answered by JOHN SUCHY (aa271) on Sat Jun 27 01:03:47 1987 **

        The answer is usually "NO".  
There are several things to be considered:
        1. Internal timing of the MPU,
        2. Memory access time, and
        3. Monitor timing--
to name a few.  These are usually all
inter-related, and while some "crystal
speed-up's" work, most won't.

                        Your Co-sysop
                        John E. Suchy
                        aa271
         Thanks for asking.


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