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    X1800XT clocks over 1GHz (at -80ºC)

    A team of overclockers have taken the GPU of ATI's Radeon X1800XT past 1GHz. You too could achieve this, providing you have some way of getting it down to -80ºC.
    Noted Finnish over-clockers Sampsa Kurri and Ville Suvanto achieved graphics engine clocks of 1.003 GHz and a memory speed of 1.881 GHz (940.50 MHz DDR (dual data-rate) memory clocks) with maximum system stability and no visual artifacts.

    The team, optimistic that higher speeds could ultimately be achieved with the Radeon X1800 XT, attained the record speeds using a custom-built liquid nitrogen cooling system that cooled the graphics processor to minus-80 degrees Celsius. “We’re just warming up,” joked Kurri. “But we believe that the Radeon X1800 XT has even more over-clocking headroom, and in the coming weeks we expect to achieve higher clock speeds and even greater performance levels.”
    ATI's press release has more info.
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    Very nice overclock!

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    Meeeeow!!!

    Any benchmarks yet?

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    Jesus, that's some nice cooling. Can't wait to see some benchmarks/screenshots

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    wooo 1ghz thats fast!! shove a hard drive on it and youve got your self a fast portible pc hehe if only it were that simple

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    Quote Originally Posted by squishy
    ...benchmarks/screenshots...
    Coming soon

    These guys have managed to get past 1GHz on both memory and core using 2D apps...

    ...now they are working on getting the highest possible stable clocks for 3D work...

    ...after which they will be looking to blow previous records out of the water
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