Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! ×
Microsoft

Submission + - Improve the reliability of your PC (grano.la)

MBAFK writes: Microsft Research has published a peer reviewed paper in which they present the first large-scale analysis of hardware failure rates on a million consumer PCs. The study covers desktops and laptops, CPU vendor, overclocking, underclocking, generic vs. brand name, and machine speed and age. Among their many results, they found that scaling CPU speed to match demand is more reliable than machines running at their rated speeds. Mat Grove from MiserWare shows how to take advantage of this to make your own PC more reliable.

Slashdot Top Deals

Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, and a dark side, and it holds the universe together ... -- Carl Zwanzig

Working...