AMD A10-6800K hits 8GHz mark on all cores!

Posted on Monday, Jun 17 2013 @ 12:15 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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TPU reports Finnish overclocker The Stilt managed to overclock AMD's new A10-6800K "Richland" APU to a whopping 8000.48MHz with the help of LN2 cooling. Interestingly, all four cores were enabled during the feat!
Skills aside, "The Stilt" relied on liquid-nitrogen cooling that kept the chip at -185°C, a core voltage of 1.992V, a base clock of 126.99 MHz (~127 MHz), and 63.0x BClk multiplier. All four cores were enabled during the feat. Other key components of the bench include an ASUS F2A85-V Pro motherboard, and 2x 4 GB dual-channel memory of an unknown make, running at 1692 MHz (DDR).
AMD A10-6800K at 8GHz


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