Preview: Crosshair V Formula-Z

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This summer’s Crosshair update maybe a small one, but for AMD fans it’s always noteworthy. Without a new FX chipset update to yet grace an ROG PCB, the Crosshair remains on its 5th version, however the new -Z suffix indicates the 2012 revision. Of course all AM3+ CPUs are still supported, but a year’s worth of R&D tweaks for the FX architecture – including enhancements for upcoming Piledriver – have been put into the new C5F-Z.

Let’s take a side-by-side look at the differences between the two C5Fs.

Crosshair V Formula breaks the barrier again

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Addendum 11/08/2011  Andre Yang has done it again! Just last week Andre Yang crept passed AMD’s world record of 8.43GHz to 8.46Ghz, well, guess what? This hardcore overclocker managed to smash his previous record again. Increasing the overclock a well respected 120MHz, from 8.46GHz to 8.58GHz! The only notable changes during the overclocking were 2.076V core [...]