HWBOT OC Challenge November 2011

Nowadays, AMD is king of the frequency hill. But, for those who have not been around for so long, that hasn't always been the case. Before Deneb came along, AMD was actually known for its poor clocking ability (and before that for its high clocking ability again)! Anyways, this month we'll be focussing on overclocking some of the AMD architectures from past and present.

We lined up five stages with quite broad limitations, all based on CPU family: K6, K7, K8, K10 and Vision. The team that manages to get the best clocks wins the competition! Good luck!

Oh, right, before we forget. AMD has provided hwbot.org with a Bulldozer sample to, and I quote, "do a review, an overclocking test or give away as prize". So, generous as we are, we're putting up the untested Bulldozer sample as prize! To win, you need to do two things:

  • 1) win a stage
  • 2) win the lucky draw amongst stage winners

Fyi, these are the current HWBOT records for each class:

AMD K6800.08 MHzTurricanK6-2+ 550 MHz (Chompers)link
AMD K73614.08 MHzRyba (PurePC.pl)Athlon XP-M 2600+ (Barton) link
AMD K84298.9 MHzMaSellAthlon 64 6400+ X2 (Windsor) link
AMD K107378.25 MHzMad222Phenom II X4 955 BE (Deneb) link
AMD Vision8429.39 MHzMacciFX-8150 (Zambezi) link

PS: CPU-Z validation date must be of November 2011. Engineering samples not allowed


  • HWBOT OC Challenge November 2011 is closed since 30 November 2011.
  • This competition is between teams.

This competition is closed. You can no longer join.



This competition was open to everyone.

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