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 Introducing the AMD FX CPU- Already Setting The Guinness World Record for Fastest CPU! - AMD FX CPU Sets the Guinness World Record for “Highest Frequenct of a Computer Processor”  
 
     
 
 
New Training Course!  Take AMD’s web-based training course:  “AMD FX-Series CPUs for Desktop PCs.”  Learn key features/benefits, product positioning & more.
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Untouchable!  Read PCWorld’s Article:  “AMD Breaks Overclocking Record, Leaves the Competition in the Dust”¹
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The Making of 8.429GHz!  Watch as a dream team of extreme overclockers pushes the AMD FX Processor to daring new heights in this amazing video.¹
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New AMD FX CPU inducted into Guinness Book of World Records®
Chevron with AMD FX Chip superimposed Recently in Austin, Texas, a group of elite overclocking specialists (at the invitation of AMD engineers) deployed one of the just-launched AMD FX 8 core desktop processors to reach a frequency of 8.429GHz, eclipsing the previous world record of 8.308GHz.  Learn the story behind this stunning result for a modern, multi-core processor.¹

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Meet the New AMD A6-3500 APU - A-Series APU under $99!²
AMD A6 Series Box Shot Industry observers have been singing the praises of AMD A-Series APUs for their Brilliant HD, unrivalled compute horsepower, and AMD App Acceleration benefits.³ Now AMD is launching an AMD A-Series APU that’s sure to have the mainstream buyer joining the chorus:  the powerful new triple-core AMD A6-3500 Accelerated Processing Unit.

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APU 101: Driving the Pace of Innovation - Part II
Diagram showing CPU and GPU forming an APU AMD APUs have emerged as the next logical step in the cycle of processor innovation, as the cycle moves squarely into the era of heterogeneous computing. But what’s in store for the world’s first high performing, power-efficient and balanced APU platform ever? Bigger experiences in smaller packages, for one thing.

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1. Testing conducted in AMD performance labs using liquid helium. Final frequency obtained was 8.429GHx on August 31, 2011. AMD’s product warranty does not cover damages caused by overclocking. Extreme overclocking with liquid helium and liquid nitrogen should only be attempted by professional overclockers.

2. AMD A6-3500 APU priced at $98.00 USD on www.ncix.com on 10/3/2011

3. AMD APP technology is a set of technologies available on AMD RadeonTM HD 6000 series and higher GPUs and is designed to improve video quality and enhance application performance. Full enablement of some features requires support for AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP) technology and/or AMD’s Unified Video Decoder (UVD). AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing technology works with applications designed to take advantage of its GPU acceleration capabilities.


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