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PC processor overclocking record broken again

Overclocker Andre Yang managed to crank up the speed of AMD’s “Bulldozer” processor to 8.46151 GHz just a few days ago. Now AnandTech reports that Yang has broken his own record using the same AMD FX-8150 processor. The new, but still unofficial, overclocking speed record is now 8.5848 Ghz. Once again Yang used a lot of of liquid…

Current state of PC hardware:

AMD owns ATI. AMD cpu’s give more cores and hertz and more value as well as more upgrade-ability but perform less per hertz than Intel’s and run hotter. But on processes with a lot of integer core usage, AMD wins out. Intel’s quads compete with AMD’s six cores. Their duals compete with AMD triple cores….