Intel Pentium EE 955 running at 4.27GHz on air

Posted on Sunday, January 22 2006 @ 2:15 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Inquirer has overclocked Intel's Pentium 4 Extreme Edition 955 (3.46GHz) to 4.27GHz on air.
To play safe and ensure it's not a fluke, i.e, one "special" chip in a thousand, I got the following two setups, each with its own Presler XE; one based on the Intel D975XBX mainboard and Zalman 460W PS; and the other one using Asus P5WD2-E 975X-based board and MGE XG Magnum 500W PS - running both the stock cooler and Zalman one on each board setup, by the way. Both board sets used Corsair TwinX5400UL low latency DDR2 memory running at CL 3-2-2-6 at 533 MHz, CL 3-2-2-7 at 600 MHz or CL 4-3-3-9 at 800 MHz (see photos)..
You can check it out 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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