Saturday, May 9, 2009

Phenom II 955 BE Proving Grounds

AMD has posted a video on YouTube of their Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition being overclocked on air, dry ice and Liquid Nitrogen. The processor is overclocked by Chew*.



Chew* spent three weeks tirelessly overclocking stock AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE processors and recently published his results spanning air, phase, dry ice, and liquid nitrogen. He pushes DDR3 and the extraordinary north bridge of the 955 to the limit. The stock 955 has tremendous north bridge scaling potential and achieved overclocks at significantly lower voltages than prior processor models. Gigabyte and OCZ provided additional support.

The Proving Grounds on Youtube in HD : http://links.amd.com/PROVINGGROUNDS

The Proving Grounds on Youtube in Standard Definition: http://links.amd.com/SDPROVINGGROUNDS

Result Summary :

AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition CPU ”Dragon” Technology
Overclocker Brian Mclachlan / chew*

#2 3DMark06 23,883
Single ATI Radeon HD 4890 Class

#1 3DMark06 28,831
Dual ATI Radeon HD 4850 Class

#1 3DMark06 Score 32,281
Dual ATI Radeon HD 4890 Class

Results on DDR3
DDR3 5-5-5-15-20 At 1443 Mhz
DDR3 6-6-6-16-22 At 1636 Mhz

Results on Air
4515 Mhz All Core Validation
4070 Mhz Extreme Stability CPU 1.50V

Results on Dry Ice
5217 Mhz All Core Validation
4717 Mhz Extreme Stability CPU 1.60V

Results on Liquid Nitrogen
6405 Mhz All Core Validation
6283 Mhz Benchmark PI 1M (6283) 11.078 DDR3 9-9-9 1700
5751 Mhz Extreme Stablity CPU 1.80V

MA790FX-UD5P DDR2 Motherboard
MA790FXT-UDP5 DDR3 Motherboard

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