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[Asus RoG Blog] Japanese Overclocker Reach 6Ghz On Sandy Bridge

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While the world is still stunned and saddened by the tragic events that hit Japan on March 11, 2011, the Japanese spirit clearly does not falter. Booooon, a member of the Japanese overclocking team “Team Katanaâ€, used his Maximus IV Extreme motherboard to whip up a massive 6GHz (6003MHz exactly) world record on an Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge CPU. This astounding result was achieved at 1.688V Vcore with the BCLK set to 107.2MHz and CPU multiplier set to 56.
I wonder what kind of cooling he used. Soon, AMD is going to have some competition near the 7Ghz range

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If this is air/water cooled can I haz?
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I think the part you quoted is the only part worth reading. The rest is a shameless plug. But good on Team Katana to get to the top of the charts.
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good for them
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niccccce.
 
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This astounding result was achieved at 1.688V Vcore with the BCLK set to 107.2MHz and CPU multiplier set to 56.
Try to run this 24/7. BOOM!!!
    
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The clock speed has been done before on other CPUs. What is important is what type of cooling was used to achieve this.

Anyone know?
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What batch?
What cooling?
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Originally Posted by Gnomepatrol View Post
The clock speed has been done before on other CPUs. What is important is what type of cooling was used to achieve this.

Anyone know?
No, it's that it is the Sandy Bridge platform that's at 6Ghz is the important part.
    
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No, it's that it is the Sandy Bridge platform that's at 6Ghz is the important part.
Correct, these CPUs dont respond to voltage like older architectures, most of the average CPUs will literally just hit a multiplier cap between 50-52.
    
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