Just two weeks ago AMD launched their new Phenom II X4 processors. As we learned in our review, the flagship model also known as the Phenom II X4 940 performs on par with its Core 2 Quad competition, which comes as great news for AMD who was severely lagging behind Intel before this launch.

Now, when it comes to overclocking, it's not how far you can increase the clock speeds that matters the most, but rather how well the processor scales and therefore performs once overclocked.


We will find that out as we push the Phenom II X4 940 through a series of tests running at 3.60GHz. It'll also have to face some fierce competition from a range of Intel Core 2 and Core i7 processors. And of course, we'll illustrate you on what was involved in getting this overclock out of the Phenom II X4.

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