AMD Vishera CPU overclocked to 8670MHz

Posted on Wednesday, Nov 21 2012 @ 14:05 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Neowin reports overclocker AndreYang managed to overclock the AMD FX-8350 "Vishera" processor to a whopping 8670MHz using LN2 cooling! Quite an impressive feat, it's almost 200MHz more than the second-best overclock of this new chip.
Overclocker AndreYang used just two of the eight cores enabled on the FX-8350 on a Asus Crosshair V Formula Z motherboard, with 2GB of G.Skill DDR3 memory, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 graphics card, and Liquid Nitrogen for cooling, topped off with an extremely high vCore of 2.064V.

The FX-8350 chip, which was only launched recently, comes clocked at 4GHz Base with 4.2GHz Turbo. Packing 1.2 billion transistors, 1MB of L2 cache (per core, so 8MB total), 8MB of L3 cache, and a rated TDP of 125 watts.
AMD Vishera overclocks

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