seems that not to long ago a guy named Tom
Pabst discovered the secret to the magical "golden fingers"
atop the AMD Athlon processor. As it seemed by attaching a little
device (the gold finger device) you could unlock your Athlon
and set new speeds. Early devices were crude, power hungry,
and came with dangling wires that were extremely hard to work
with. Now nearly one year later many hard-core technology and
overclocking specialist companies are manufacturing cheaper
and easier to use devices under their own brand name.
The newest GFD to hit the streets from The
Overclockerz Store promises to be the cheapest, and easiest
to use of all the GFD's currently on the market today. Sporting
an extremely small design, no need for a connection to your
power supply, along with only six dip switches to mess with.
For only $20 this seems like a great bargain, especially for
those who just want to "try-out" overclocking and not invest
the additional $50 to buy a different device with more options.
of the GFD itself is a piece of cake. Simply plug the card in
with the switchboard facing the heat plate. The tricky part
is taking of the Athlon's coffin like plastic casing, and unfortunately
there is only one way to do it, that's manually ripping the