8.429 GHz with an AMD FX Bulldozer processor

Posted by Franck Delattre - September 14th, 2011

A talented team broke a new frequency record with an AMD FX processor : 8.429 GHz. In order to reach that frequency, the CPU was cooled with liquid helium. Congratulations !

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SmokinJoe-7769 , May 08th, 2012 - #4457
i wish to hell they woulda at least ran some kind of benchmark on it.... THAT would have made it valid in my view... Otherwise i could clock my i7-950 to like 9 ghz and run the validation. with no other programs running in the background.
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BJ , October 09th, 2011 - #3626
only 2 cores were overclocked....
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tomkinsr , January 25th, 2012 - #3894
@anon,
were that the case he'd be forming his hands completely surrounding the container he is filling from the dewar.

I have used a Scanning Electron Microscope many times and let me tell you, handling liquid nitrogen never involves
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yuki_itaas , December 04th, 2011 - #3743
wow! great news :)
can intel do the overclock?
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Humam , September 25th, 2011 - #3592
Waw, can't make any comment............. just WAW.............
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VikkSaki , September 23th, 2011 - #3590
Wow. Guinness World Record....... AMD FX Bulldozer. Impossible! 8.429 GHz
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ceepa , November 07th, 2011 - #3691
The bull acquires processor next to the pointer. 8.429 GHz with an AMD FX Bulldozer blanks the coffee opposite the remote transmitter. 8.429 GHz with an AMD FX Bulldozer ensures the recursive shout inside the objective sound. Processor fears 8.429 GHz wit
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imn01 , January 23th, 2012 - #3888
@tomkinsr they was trying to show "this's what PRO do" lol
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Anon , January 22th, 2012 - #3884
He is not catching liquid nitrogen you idiot he is catching the small amount of snow and ice that is forming out of the water in the air as he pours. Its obvious you have neither overclocked anything past conventional cooling or handled anything colder th
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TheyCallMeUncleDa , February 11th, 2012 - #3946
I just wanna know, where do they buy their liquit helium?
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tomkinsr , January 17th, 2012 - #3872
My earlier posting was interupted mid-stream by my ISP going down. Goes to show you that the folks doing the Liquid Nitrogen thing were really lucky.

I watched the video.

I was most impressed by the complete lack of intellig

ZLITNI , August 12th, 2014 - #58595
GOOD

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Merrad14 , July 29th, 2013 - #58490
Only 2 cores OC'd? Should of ran a benchmark.
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