The magic score is 63.665
Updated 07-12-2012, 14:30:
Friday 30 December, Angelbird and the team from overclockers.at scored the world record fastest PC with 59.782 points. Then, yesterday evening 6 December, an American user named MIKECDM broke this record with a score of 62.759 points. Today, we made a new record attempt, and got our record back, by reaching an amazing score of 63.665 points.
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Friday 30 December Angelbird and the team from overclockers.at scored a new record for overclocking of standard PC hardware, reaching 59,782 points in PCMark05, the new world record. A Greek user who clocked 59,559 points using the same cooling method and an even higher CPU frequency had previously held the record. A precisely tuned system brought the Austrians the better result. To reach the extreme speeds, the processor was cooled with liquid nitrogen at -196 degrees Celsius, while the graphics card was held to room temperature using water-cooling. The individual components were selected meticulously. The total cost of the hardware used was around €7.000.
The Intel Core i7 3770K processor was overclocked from 3.5 GHz to 6.194 GHz, the memory came to 2.1 GHz (CL6 07.07.24 1T) and the ASUS HD7970 graphics card worked with 1.315 GHz instead of 925 MHz. Noctua's fans were also used to cool the system.
For the memory test, the newly released Angelbird SSD2go and a Raid 0 array of two Angelbird Crest 6 240GB Master were used. Holding together the super PC was the engine of an ASUS Maximus Extreme-V motherboard.
The computer’s performance was measured with PCMark05. This is a benchmark tool to measure the overall performance of a PC at system and component level. PCMark05 is the accepted worldwide standard for measuring overall performance, and is used for all official records.
The record should be short lived, since the team from Angelbird and overclockers.at expressed they were not 100% satisfied with their result, and vowed to break their own record by surpassing at least the 60.000 points mark. Friday 7th December 2012, the team will hold their new attempt, which will be streamed live online.
The result was achieved with the support of several companies. unITer, an IT service provider, provided CPUs. The graphics card and motherboard came from ASUS. LSi sponsored a storage controller and Angelbird Technologies supplied much of the technical support as well as the SSD storage solutions for the monster PC. “We are looking forward reach our goals this Friday at another great show in Vienna! Be part of it via the live stream and the overclockers.at forum,” said Roman Ribitsch, CEO of Angelbird Technologies GmbH.