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AMD A10-5800K Hits 7.38 GHz on MSI FM2-A85XA-G65 Motherboard

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MSI, a world leader in overclocking graphics cards and mainboards is pleased to announce that their brand new FM2-A85XA-G65 has just set a stunning new world-record CPU speed for AMD's new A10 APUs. Featuring MSI's new DigitALL power design with Military Class III components, the FM2-A85XA-G65 was able to smash the current limit and set an astonishing 7.384 GHz clock speed. This all was made possible with high-tech liquid nitrogen cooling of MSI's the newly released processor from AMD and outstanding engineering work on the FM2-A85XA-G65 mainboard.

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Congrats MSi & AMD! :toast:
 

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I was going to say "inb4 can't run these clocks 24/7, stupid!", but when thats always first comment, can't even get that, what a sad day.
 
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You missed the point. 7.38 is sooo not important. The super seriously important information is that this overclock was achieved on a msi board.
 

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Originally Posted by BazookaJoe View Post
Yes, OK, I get that it is cool that we have pushed silicon this far - but am I the only one who just does not care anymore about bu11$h!t overclocking feats that are accomplished under completely unsustainable and downright ridiculous conditions, that could not possibly be used outside of an overclocking contest and bear no fruit for any other application what so ever?

Again I get it - woo! something functionally useless ran really fast for a very short time in an utterly unsustainable environment, and does not in any way represent how the equipment will or ever even COULD actually perform in the real world.

Like land speed testing a rocket car - yay it went fast - it's still completely useless...

...Unless one day the key to stopping the alien invasion is moving a rely small object across a Nevada salt flat in 20 seconds...


Now this is just the plain truth. Big Deal can it play crysis! Useless! More FLUFF from AMD
 
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Now this is just the plain truth. Big Deal can it play crysis! Useless! More FLUFF from AMD
play fair cyrsis should play well on it:p:D
 

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You mean the MSI board didn't blow up when running stock? I am shocked!!!


:eek:

Higher quality ocmponents..you mean better APU. :p for shame, for shame.

And yes, I have pictures of one that blew up at stock. So, you either get world records...or they blow up and catch fire. Great.:p
 
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Stay tuned...next up we have Asus and Gigabyte whipping out 7.5Ghz+ to show who has the biggest...overclock. heh heh
 

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And I was going to buy the Biostar board from the 7317mhz run. Now changing to MSI so I can achieve 7338mhz. Additional 21mhz for the Win!

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And I was going to buy the Biostar board from the 7317mhz run. Now changing to MSI so I can achieve 7338mhz. Additional 21mhz for the Win!

:toast:
GL with that. Probably took them a couple dozen tries to get it to boot and post results. They were probably walking it up by the Hz.
 

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Still waiting for the Ecs record :)
 
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Benchmarks!
 
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lol MSI haters.

Can you do this on your board on air?




 
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If I came across as MSI hating, it was unintentional. My motherboard happens to be msi. The reason I made my post was the point made in the the quote below.

Stay tuned...next up we have Asus and Gigabyte whipping out 7.5Ghz+ to show who has the biggest...overclock. heh heh
 

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Hey at them prices keep cranking!
 
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If I came across as MSI hating, it was unintentional. My motherboard happens to be msi. The reason I made my post was the point made in the the quote below.
lol not you. My comment was directly at dave :D
 

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lol not you. My comment was directly at dave :D
I don't hate MSI products...I really like the Z77 MPower board. It'd be nice if I had some lightning cards to go in it, and the matching ram, and that kinda sucks, but otherwise, MSI has grown up a lot, in terms of quality and offered features.


However, I do have pics, as I mentioned earlier. :p
 

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Where is the validation link with your name on it, Admiral Vajjy?

Thanks, I reported those invalid submissions to HWBOT :laugh:

Example of valid HWBOT submission (includes picture of cooling method per league rules).

The only valid submission above mine on air is also an MSI, as are the next two below mine :laugh:
 
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Back on topic please.