Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Guinness World Record for AMD

AMD achieved the Guinness World Record for “Highest Frequency of a Computer Processor” by overclocking an 8-core AMD FX cpu. (To Be Released)

 “The record-breaking processor speed that resides in the AMD FX CPU clearly demonstrates performance gains for  the new AMD ‘Bulldozer’ multi-core architecture, which will provide x86 computing power for this CPU and future AMD Accelerated Processing Units,” said Chris Cloran, corporate vice president and general manager, Client Group at AMD. “Along with world-record frequencies, the AMD FX processor will enable an unrivaled enthusiast PC experience for the money – extreme multi-display gaming, mega-tasking and HD content creation.”

8.429 GHz was the magic number that scored the Guinness record, achieved by "Team AMD FX" on Aug. 31, 2011, in Austin, Texas.

Read the Press Release here.