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Old 11 June 2008, 00:39   #94
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Were 100 MHz 060s ever made
No, but the very last (Rev6) 50MHz parts run almost cold at 50MHz and do not use a heatsink or fan. When you slap on a good heatsink and fan then overclocking is not a problem.

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or are these just 60 MHz chips that have been overclocked?
They are 50MHz parts overclocked. MC68060RC50 Mask E41J

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Personally, I don't trust overclocking
That is because you are naive. You've been sucked into the rumours put about by chip vendors that overclocking is bad, shortens the life of chips, can break your computer. CPU chips are sold overclocked and underclocked officially every day and have been for 40 years!

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if the planned speed numbers for this are based on overclocking, then my interest in it goes down.
No big loss if you ask me

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