ROG starts 2013 with a new world record for the fastest ever x86-based CPU frequency at 8.79GHz. Master overclocker Andre Yang took an AMD FX-8350 CPU and ROG Crosshair V Formula-Z motherboard to the new extreme, using 2.064V and liquid nitrogen to chill.

The CPU-Z validation shot below is confirmation of the new record.

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