> I know TCO meaning that, but I can't believe it for a mainboard
> component. Should the user then throw the PC away, or what? Or is it
> more safe to reboot frequently. What has this to do with costs?
Its a watchdog timer. It reduces the <buzzword>TCO</buzzword> by letting you
arrange for your machine to reboot regularly if not poked. Its wonderful and
one of the reasons I deploy i815 motherboards with VIA processors (to avoid
the need for/regular failure of CPU fans) for remote servers.
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