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Although AMD says nearly 6 GHz is achievable on the new Phenom II, we were not able to attain that frequency. However, with the helpof Jmax, we managed to reach 4,957 MHz. Remember however, that the 940 Phenom X4 BE II, is running at 3 GHz natively. We ran the processor on a Gigabyte motherboard based on AMD 790GX with DDR2 utilizing a cooling system with liquid nitrogen. At this point, based on what AMD tells us, the processor may have a higher potential, but it has an issue of locking at temperatures below -70 °C. To verify that the processor was stable at 4.9 GHz, we conducted some tests and it completed a SuperPi 1M run in 17,769 sec.





Source here. Looks like there's more potential, and finally a decent oc with proof.
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And *poof* go the rumors of it being a crazy overclocker for once. 1.84V is.......well it speaks for itself....
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Wow... these Phenoms are looking more and more interesting. It's nice to see these high clocks with LN2 but I'm much more interested in the average OC on air, which makes up the big majority of OCers.
    
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this vs a yorkfield....anyone can answer?
    
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AMD does so bad with SuperPi. Anyways i heard the is this thing that will lower the voltage they need.
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Well its a crazy voltage, but AMD voltages do run differently to those of intel's. If nothing else, it seemed stable enough to at least run superpi. Who knows if they got a dodgy chip (unlikely) but at any rate, 2ghz isn't that bad an oc, especially considering some people could pop this in their exisiting system and get it to 5ghz +. Admittingly with liquid nitrogen but hey, its possible. Anyway its not a proper review, just a first OC they did.
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AMD does so bad with SuperPi. Anyways i heard the is this thing that will lower the voltage they need.
what i was going to say.
i believe that this might be an older model of the deneb. plus, hey, 1.84, we're talking about an AMD. we have no clue what voltage regulations they have put on these chips.
the main problem that i've been seeing with these chips is heat issues. most people who plan to OC these at all, should lap and put them under water.
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this vs a yorkfield....anyone can answer?
From initial reports, they should beat a yorkfield clock for clock, but an i7 should beat a phenom II in the vast majority of non-gaming tasks.
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Source here. Looks like there's more potential, and finally a decent oc with proof.
Why did they just try to emulate AMD's overclocking. They hit almost 5.0Ghz just upping the multy. Why not drop the HT like AMD did as well. 5.0Ghz on 4 cores by just upping the multy is pretty nice. Though I wish they would have given a "what we got on air" article as well.
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Why did they just try to emulate AMD's overclocking. They hit almost 5.0Ghz just upping the multy. Why not drop the HT like AMD did as well. 5.0Ghz on 4 cores by just upping the multy is pretty nice. Though I wish they would have given a "what we got on air" article as well.
*Shrug* by the sounds of it, they were mostly trying to oc the i7's as per the rest of Tom's OC tournament that has taken place over several weeks now. I'm guessing AMD probably gave them a sample in the hopes that if it smashed all expectations, they would post favourable news about it and so they gave it a shot.

Does not mean that its max is 5ghz, as reports of 6ghz have been mentioned. Might have been the mobo, who knows. But TH are pretty experienced, and I'm sure they'll post results when they do a full review. In either case, I'm sure we'll see some air oc's soon, maybe they had too much ln2 to play with?
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