[ntp:questions] Installing more stable oscillator?

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-part.nor-this-bit.co.uk
Sun Jul 15 17:52:34 UTC 2007

Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> I've no personal experience with the GPS18LVC.  The reports I've read
> seem to be generally favorable.  It's usually possible to "do better"
> but, unless you are fabulously rich, doing better has to be tempered
> with some common sense.  You also need to consider what your computer
> and O/S are capable of.  Some can actually synch up within a
> microsecond or two; others keep time to within seventeen
> milliseconds!  The latter, of course, are Windows systems!

My monitoring suggests that Windows systems can do considerably better 
than 17 milliseconds:


especially those not subject to significant heavy usage.


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