[ntp:questions] Re: Unusually accurate PC clock? 3.326 ppm drift? Is this possible?

Terje Mathisen terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com
Sat Jan 29 21:28:59 UTC 2005

elickd at one.net wrote:

> Over the past few weeks, I've not seen the drift significant digit
> anything other than 3.  This 5500 sits up on a shelf in our ostensibly

This is relatively common, i.e. 1e-6 stability.

Try graphing the second digit as well: Is this pretty stable?

> "climate controlled" server/network lab in a location that feels to be
> out of any large drafts.


> In any case, I found this particular machine's unusual accuracy worth a
> blurb in the group.

Sure, it is often just as good to be lucky as to be good. :-)


- <Terje.Mathisen at hda.hydro.com>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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