Celeron Mobile 1500@4170MHz = 178% overclock

Posted on Friday, Dec 15 2006 @ 04:29 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The first results have been submitted to the Swedish Computer Performance Championship and among these we have Andreas 'Himura' Johansson and his Celeron Mobile 1.5GHz. He managed to push his poor 1500MHz processor to 4170MHz using liquid nitrogen. This brings him to a 178% (!!) overclock. The second best in the history of the competition after last year's winner Robert 'crotale' Kihlberg's 203%.

"Andreas has namely published his first result in the Percentual Overclocking category and has submitted the second best result in the history of the competition, namely a 178% overclock. Just as last year it's a 1.5GHz Celeron Mobile which is the heart of the system and with a final frequency at 4.17GHz it's a very impressive achievement."

Check it out at Nordic Hardware.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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