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    Default AMD OC Record Broken

    Still Powered by AMD FX-8150



    In mid-September, earlier this year, a team of overclockers sponsored by AMD set a new Guinness Record for clock speed by a silicon processor, setting an AMD FX-8150 processor to run at a staggering 8429.38 MHz. If anything, the coveted Guinness Record feat helped cement the general notion that AMD FX processors are good at overclocking. Sadly, AMD's record didn't last long, with renowned overclocker Andre Yang breaking it with his 8461.51 MHz feat. At this point we don't know if Andre had Guinness covering his feat to he could officially break AMD's record. AMD wouldn't mind it at all, because the new record was set using an AMD FX-8150, too. Andre did it single-handed, or at least he is the only person in the "Submitted by" field on the CPU-Z Validation page.

    According to the validation page, 8461.51 MHz was achieved using a base clock speed of 272.95 MHz, with 31.0X multiplier, and a brutal core voltage of 1.992V (almost 2 volts!). As with AMD's record feat, an ASUS Crosshair V Formula motherboard was used. A single 2 GB Corsair-made memory module was used doing 909.8 MHz (1818.16 MHz DDR) with timings of 9-9-9-24T. Like with AMD's feat, only two out of the FX-8150's eight cores were enabled. More details are awaited.
    http://www.techpowerup.com/154317/AM...D-FX-8150.html

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    Thanks Kev!

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    Default Re: AMD OC Record Broken

    I knew I recognized the name "Andre Yang".
    http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...-Lifetime-Ban&

    Once a cheat, always a cheat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deliverance View Post
    I knew I recognized the name "Andre Yang".
    http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...-Lifetime-Ban&

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    LOL good catch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deliverance View Post
    I knew I recognized the name "Andre Yang".
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    From a quick read I gather he shared his score with other people? Did he cheat the benchmark or the contest?

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    Default Re: AMD OC Record Broken

    Bulldozer Breaks Frequency Record Again: Overclocked to 8.46GHz


    Just before the launch of Bulldozer, AMD demonstrated it at 8.43GHz, which was the world record back then. Now an overclocker named Andre Yang has achieved an overclock of 8.46GHz, beating AMD's record by ~30MHz.




    Above are the CPU-Z screenshots of the new and former record. The exact frequency is 8461.51MHz, which is 32.13MHz faster than the previous record. As shown in the pictures, both CPUs had only two cores enabled and ASUS's Crosshair V Formula motherboard was used. Andre applied a core voltage of 1.992V, whereas AMD had a voltage of 2.016V in their setup. Cooling method of Andre's setup is unknown, but most likely either liquid nitrogen or helium was used.
    http://www.anandtech.com/show/5029/b...cked-to-846ghz

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lil' Dead View Post
    From a quick read I gather he shared his score with other people? Did he cheat the benchmark or the contest?
    "Scam artist" is actually a better description than "cheat". He handed off his scores to at least four other people, and they presented them as their own. It was an act of fraud. A scam. This leads me to question the validity of anything he does.

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    Notice 2 threads(2 cores). Sami and Chew used 1 core if I remember. I was at the session.

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    Notice 2 threads(2 cores). Sami and Chew used 1 core if I remember. I was at the session.

    Edit; checked my photos from Bulldozer technology day and Sami and Chew also had 2 threads...

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