The FX-60 is AMD’s newest and most powerful desktop dual core processor solution. This chip is based on the Toledo core and runs at an impressive 2.6GHz with a 13x unlocked multiplier and 200MHz HTT speed. This is the fastest production AMD dual core processor available, and is a pretty impressive piece of hardware with [...]
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CPU speeds have been increasing very quickly over the past few years and have now reached the 64-bit mark. AMD’s release of their Athlon 64 3200+ was a landmark for the computing world. AMD released two models, the Clawhammer which is a socket 754 Athlon 64 and the Sledgehammer which is a socket 940 Athlon [...]
Speed Strip, LLC is a new company that develops overclocking products. This Speed Strip SSA-1 is designed to unlock AMD Athlon XP CPUs that have either a Thoroughbred or Barton core. The best thing about this product is that it is simple to install and can easily be removed for any reason. Most motherboards these [...]
Since the first one was deleted and more has come out since I wrote the first one on the old forums, this one will be a version with the latest information available. First you might be asking, what is HyperThreading? HyperThreading is Intel’s name for something called SMT or Simultaneous MultiThreading. Basiaclly, you take one [...]
Unlocking Durons and Thunderbirds was an easy task to do, all you needed was a pencil. With the new Athlon XP CPUs this is not possible anymore. When AMD cuts the L1 bridges on top of the CPU with their laser it cuts into the CPU itself and goes down far enough to expose the [...]