ASUS Rampage II Extreme Motherboard Set i7 Overclocking Record

December 4, 2008 by John Messina weblog
ASUS Rampage II Extreme Motherboard

( -- With the release of the Intel Core i7, there is excitement every where about overclocking records being broken. The ASUS Rampage II Extreme motherboard supports the newest Intel platform and has achieve a overclocking at 5510.9 MHz.

The Rampage II Extreme motherboard utilizes a TweakIt tool that resembles joystick like control on the motherboard. This tool enables users to make real time changes to their system´s core frequency, voltage as well as other parameters. All these changes are hardware parameter changes and is not software dependent.

The hardware tweaking is accompanied by real-time monitoring of information such as system frequency, that lets users implement on-the-fly modifications during CPU testing to archive high benchmark performance.

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not rated yet Dec 04, 2008
AMD pushes Phenom II, Deneb, above 6GHz at -185°C
Written by Andreas G 20 November 2008 22:37

AMD decided to takes things in its own hands during an event in Austin, Texas. It took the unreleased Phenom II, based on the quad-core Deneb architecture, and slapped a pot suitable for exotic on it. After lowering the temperature to -185°C and raising the voltage to somewhere north of 1.9V the processor was able to move north of 6GHz.
not rated yet Dec 05, 2008
Yes, but Can I play Crysis with full rez and effects at 30 fps yet?
not rated yet Dec 05, 2008
ROFL I dont think anything does that!
not rated yet Dec 08, 2008
Haha, I don't think my little CPU fan is going to get me to -185C - nice work though!
not rated yet Dec 11, 2008
Haha lol.... think commercial dude.... achieving that temperature in a PC is as of now....impossible :P

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