[ntp:questions] high jitter on serial gps causes big time offsets

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Sat Apr 13 21:09:53 UTC 2013

website.reader3 at gmail.com wrote:

> I can obtain some precision crystals (+/- 2ppm) for about $8 to $10,
+ so why aren't they being added to the mid-level and up motherboards?

$8-10 for the crystal would imply a total motherboard price of $2,000+.

I think the big market for high end motherboards is gamers, and they are 
not interested in accurate real time.  The rest of the PC market 
probably finds the issue too technical.

More information about the questions mailing list