AMD Phenom II Hardcore Overclocking Event

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News Posted: Wed, May 27 2009 11:09 AM

Located in the heart of Texas, the city of Austin is known for many things. Nicknamed Silicon Hills, the state capital accommodates an army of tech companies including the one and only Advanced Micro Devices, better known as AMD. From May 20th to the 22nd, AMD brought in some of the biggest names in the extreme overclocking scene with the goal of breaking world records. Armed with AMD's latest Black Edition processor, the Phenom II X4 955, a steady flow of liquid nitrogen (LN2), and several vats of liquid helium (LHe), the stage was set for one of the most impressive overclocking exhibitions of recent memory...

AMD Phenom II Hardcore Overclocking Event

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transam02 replied on Wed, May 27 2009 11:18 AM

Now that is impressive 6.89 on a quad. Now we need to see them numbers on a water cooling unit Big Smile  That can run 24/7/365. 

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Super Dave replied on Wed, May 27 2009 12:30 PM

If only they could do that on AIR, for around $250!

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peti1212 replied on Wed, May 27 2009 6:15 PM

Oh Wow, on a quad that's insane. I though 4.5Ghz on a Quad was really high.

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Well, once you start using your noggin and coming up with alternative means of cooling, anything is possible.

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