[ntp:questions] Meinberg NTP Software--Time Accuracy

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Sun Jun 28 07:51:12 UTC 2009

"David J Taylor" <david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-part.nor-this.co.uk.invalid> writes:

>Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
>>> W. eWatson wrote:
>>>> What sort of accuracy might I expect from my 4 servers, as mentioned
>>>> above? Are those servers applicable to any site in the USA or
>>>> Canada?
>> Assuming reasonably good servers with low delay, I would expect to get
>> +/- 10 milliseconds or better.  The absolute best you will be likely
>> to see occurs between 1AM and 6AM local time; the world (your part of
>> it) is asleep, the net is unbusy. . . .

>+/- 10 milliseconds using what client OS?

>I ask as I haven't seen it that good here with Windows (which is what the 
>OP has, I believe).

With Linux you should get better than 1ms. With Windows from what I have read
10ms is achievable depending on your network loads, etc.


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