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GIGABYTE Shatters AMD 'Trinity' APU Speed Record

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GIGABYTE TECHNOLGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the record highest clock speed 7.86GHz on AMD's A10 5800K APU using the GIGABYTE F2A85X-UP4 motherboard.

Attending an AMD Extreme OC show on 20th Nov. in Taipei Taiwan, GIGABYTE's overclocking team, The Killers (featuring HiCookie, S.Dougal and John Lam), took part in an overclocking demonstration achieving two new records on AMD's new Vishera and Trinity platforms. The GIGABYTE F2A85X-UP4 motherboard was able to push the AMD 5800K to an incredible 7.86GHz, more than twice the 3.8GHz stock clock. The AMD FX8350 processor was pushed to 8.47GHz using a GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD3 board.

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"GIGABYTE Shatters"

The poor overclocker who worked so hard: : okay :

Will give em credit for awesome overclocking, AMD's last gen is LN2\Liquid helium candy
 
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"GIGABYTE Shatters"

The poor overclocker who worked so hard: : okay :
Its ok, the motherboard engineers love you too even if you don't give them any credit.
 
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The GIGABYTE F2A85X-UP4 motherboard was able to push the AMD 5800K to an incredible 7.86GHz, more than twice the 3.8GHz stock clock.
Using just 2 cores -- 50% of the CPU had to be disabled to achieve this speed.
 

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Using just 2 cores -- 50% of the CPU had to be disabled to achieve this speed.
..and they've been doing that same thing, AMD and Intel both, for YEARS, so you should just expect as much. This isn't about the highest frequency you can game at...these APUs do that pretty well just at stock :p
 
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Seriously, there needs to be a standard disclaimer of what these go-for-broke GHz attempts are about. Otherwise people wade in unaware, and it's the same thread about disabled cores and you can't game with that, ad nauseum.
 

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Seriously, there needs to be a standard disclaimer of what these go-for-broke GHz attempts are about. Otherwise people wade in unaware, and it's the same thread about disabled cores and you can't game with that, ad nauseum.
I don't think so... I'm pretty sure that these gamer/people need to understand that this is an enthusiast website. We don't just do it to have a stable 24/7 OC, but in this case it proves the intense durability of Gigabyte's line-up.
 
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pushing the boundaries of what is possible is a good thing when it comes to high tech.....

im sure there is plenty of handy data produced that Intel and AMD can make use of...