Intel X6800 CPU overclocked to 5.85GHz

Posted on Monday, Aug 20 2007 @ 17:38 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Swedish overclocker elmor set a new record by overclocking his Core 2 X6800 processor from 2.93GHz to 5854.6MHz with the help of some LN2 which chilled the chip to -150°C.

Here's a look at the test system he used:
  • ASUS P5W64 WS Pro vcore+vmem+vmch+ovp mods
  • X6800 L624A609
  • 2x1GB Mushkin XP2-8500 1:1 3-3-3-5
  • S3 Trio64+ PCI gfx
  • Silverstone Zeus 850W
  • Cooled by Mousepot Rev 3, performed on Dimastech Benchtable.
  • More info at the XtremeSystems Forums.

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    Thomas De Maesschalck

    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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    Re: Intel X6800 CPU overclocked to 5.85GHz
    by Anonymous on Monday, Aug 20 2007 @ 19:27 CEST
    Nice, I wonder if someone will be able to break the 6GHz barrier with a Core 2 chip.