[ntp:questions] What level of timesynch error is typical on Win XP?

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Thu Oct 21 06:57:31 UTC 2010

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>> By default, the timer resolution 15.625 ms (1/64 second),
>>  ... increase the timer resolution.
> Current PCs' HPET timer is in the few NanoSeconds range?
> and the ACPI timer is in the few dozen NanoSeconds range?

The OS timer ticks, though, are at intervals in the 1-16 ms range when 
running Windows, not at hardware timer precision.


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