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[NHW] Phenom II X4 hits 4.2GHz on air

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Phenom II X4 will launch in just a few weeks and until then most people with a processor are gagged by NDAs. Even if the first benchmarks have already leaked it is the new overclocking potential that most people are talking about, much thanks to AMD self. Since AMD supplied these results everyone have considered them with a pinch of salt, which is the healthy thing to do, but as results from impartial parties have been posted they have confirmed the excellent overclocking potential.

The latest results were posted by Vietnamese overclocker Kaka that has managed to push his Phenom II X4 processor, with a beefy air cooler and great dose of voltage, to 4GHz SuperPi stable and over 4.2GHz suicide run. Not too bad for a not yet launched processor operating at 3.0GHz stock.

http://www.nordichardware.com/image3.php?id=6408

But where Phenom II X4 looks to truly shine is under extreme overclocking as the processor seems to be free of coldbugs, which has enabled overclockers to go over 6GHz. Using dry ice Kaka managed to go to 4.8GHz and says that he is ready to bring out the big guns in the form of liquid nitrogen soon.

We are eagerly awaiting the first solid benchmarks to see what all of these MHz really can do, but AMD seems to be returning to the enthusiast segment it was kicked out from many years ago.
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It doesn't matter, the i7 fanboys will still come up with some reason to justify their $1500 purchase.
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post #3 of 91
Well I hope it can hit 4.2

and i7 can be 300$

Stereotypes....
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That's very nice, AMD. I hope that vcore is ok to run the chip 24/7.
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awesome
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That's very nice, AMD. I hope that vcore is ok to run the chip 24/7.
AMD chips are tanks, it will be fine.
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Impressive. I better ramp up my rig to prepare for these new chips
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AMD chips are tanks, it will be fine.
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It doesn't matter, the i7 fanboys will still come up with some reason to justify their $1500 purchase.
its very easy to justify my purchase of i7, which cost less than 800 bucks, especially since I do a lot more than gaming. God forbid we have a processor that is tailored towards anything else.

I hope the Phenom II rocks, i really do. But some of the blatant name calling is just sophomoric.
    
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its very easy to justify my purchase of i7, which cost less than 800 bucks, especially since I do a lot more than gaming. God forbid we have a processor that is tailored towards anything else.

I hope the Phenom II rocks, i really do. But some of the blatant name calling is just sophomoric.
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