If you're into high frequency trading, HFT, you need to get into this too. If you have an application that needs the hottest wheels you can find to run it, listen up. If you want flat out performance for reasons you'd rather keep to yourself, where do we sign?
1: BlackCore Technologies wouldn't exist if we hadn't got to hear just how unreliable overclocked trading systems are. We'd been extracting mega performance and fire-and-forget levels of reliability from our hardware for years. People doing real time image processing loved it. It was problem free. Why shouldn't HFT run the same way we thought.
Overclocking server hardware to extract more performance than the hardware designers intended is easy and it's fun. Best of all, you end up with a high performance trading computer that runs rings around all of you competitors and practically prints money for you.
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