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Overclocking the Amiga 3000
Many Amiga users, in the continuing urge to accelerate their
systems have tried increasing the CPU clock frequency, known as overclocking,
to increase the processing power of the machine.
Most of the schemes involve soldering new oscillators or using
alternate clock sources on the motherboard to retime the CPU at a new
speed. While any overclocking hack is dangerous and prone to failure,
prematurely burning out the chip, modifying an A3000 is particularily
bad: the 030 is surface mounted. Unless you work at some electrical
engineering firm, and can replace such a part, your machine is toast
if you burn out your processor.
All A3000 owners are recommend to save up their pennies and buy a
proper accelerator that fits onto the 200 pin FAST slot.