Athlon 64 FX at 2.8 GHz

By Julio Franco ยท 4 replies
Sep 25, 2003
  1. Although current early batches of Athlon64 FX processors are said to have limited room for overclockability using standard air cooling, it becomes quite a different story when you equip your case with a small freezer, much a la Kryotech.

    Ace's Hardware did just that, pushing Athlon64 FX's core to a rock solid 2.8GHz using $1000 worth of cooling equipment, the nVENTIV Mach II consists of a 24 cm (9.45") high "compressor" box. Of course, the benchmarks is what we want to see.
  2. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,978   +15

    Thats sweet but defently not worth $1000 on the cooling part ;)
  3. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Topic Starter Posts: 7,677   +992

    Agreed, the interesting part of the story is the scalability shown by Athlon64 FX.
  4. XtR-X

    XtR-X TS Rookie Posts: 863

    Lol, you don't have to spend too much money! ;)

    Get a mini fridge! :)
  5. BrownPaper

    BrownPaper TS Rookie Posts: 407

    Lmao. i wonder if anyone has every put their computer in the freezer?
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