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Overclocking the GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD9 + Core i7-980X with LN2 by Deanzo - Test System Setup & SuperPi 1M

Today we look at the new flagship motherboard from GIGABYTE, the GA-X58A-UD9. We want to see what limits it will push a Gulftown CPU to when frozen at minus 150 degrees celcius.

| Socket LGA 1366 in Motherboards | Posted: Jul 10, 2010 8:02 am
Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

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SuperPi / mod 1.5

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.5
Original Developer: D.Takahashi and Dr Y.Kanada
Product Download: Download It Here

 

Super Pi is a single threaded application that calculates pi to a specified number of digits after the decimal point - up to a maximum of 32 million. Over the years it has also been used by enthusiasts for stability testing, but with the development of multi-cord, multi-threaded CPU's it's primarily only used by competitive benchmarkers now.

 

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As one would expect, this setup made short work of Super Pi 1M, reaching a maximum frequency of 6483MHz to give us a time of 6.469sec.

 

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