Overclocking AMD's Athlon 64 FX-57

Posted on Thursday, November 03 2005 @ 9:16 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Nordic Hardware has just posted their article "Overclocking Athlon 64 FX-57". They put AMD's flagship Athlon 64 FX-57 in the hands of Sweden's best overclocker Robert Kihlberg to test this extremely expensive processor's capacity with different types of cooling.

Further improvements from the 130nm FX-55 are various adjustments and add-ons to the integrated memory controller. We will not dwell further into these subjects but will concentrate more on how to further improve the performance of this CPU. We have three different cooling methods, air cooling, water cooling and compressor cooling, which will help us test the boundaries of what this CPU can perform. You can check out the full article over here.

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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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