[ntp:questions] Installing more stable oscillator?
Richard B. Gilbert
rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Sun Jul 15 18:29:28 UTC 2007
David J Taylor wrote:
> 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.
Doesn't Windows update its clock at 17 millisecond intervals?
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