Educational Technology

September 23, 2011

World’s fastest processor is an overclocked beast [video]

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:40 am

By Tuan C. Nguyen, Smart Planet

Computer chip-maker Advanced Micro Devices announced yesterday that a team of technicians overclocked their new 8-core FX processor to a speed of 8.429GHz, surpassing the previous Guinness-certified speed record of 8.309 gigahertz. For perspective, that’s triple the performance of what’s typically found inside powerful laptop.

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