Bij AthlonMB.com is een kleine roundup te vinden van 3 gold finger devices (GFD's), de bekende printplaatjes die je kan gebruiken om je Athlon te overklokken. Besproken worden de Northwind GFD, Ninja Micros Freespeed Pro en de K7 Overclocker Card. De plaatjes doen alledrie hetzelfde, maar de K7OC kwam als beste uit de test, vooral vanwege de prijs van $39:
All of the GFDs reviewed here are, as mentioned before, of the same technical quality. The instructions that came with all three were adequate to that even a beginner can read them. Each of the companies web site includes a tutorial for removing the casing of the Athlon processor and switch settings incase you lose yours.
In the end, the feature of the K7 Overclocking Card overcame the others. The small height of the PCB as well as the pass through power cable allows the most options to the user. It also incorporates the easiest of the three switch combinations with at least 4 switches easy to use. All this, and it’s the cheapest too. It receives my highest recommendation, though the other two are decent replacements in case the K7OC is unavailable.