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Articles tagged with: processor speed

AMD’s A8 Processor Pushed To 4.9GHz

AMD’s A8 Llano APU (accelerated processing unit) has just been taken to new heights in the overclocking world. A Japanese team of computer enthusiasts tried their hand at overclocking with an AMD A8-3850 processor (defaults at 2.9GHz), a Gigabyte GA-A75-UD4H motherboard, and a cooler that runs on liquid nitrogen.

Of course, hardly any enthusiasts use liquid nitrogen to cool their computer hardware, and we definitely don’t think your processor will last very long running at 5GHz, but it’s always cool to be able to say that you did it.

Huawei Ascend II W/Gingerbread: $180 No Contract

Cricket has just launched another Android smartphone that not only looks gorgeous but will make your wallet happy too! The phone is built from the factories of Huawei and its dubbed the Ascend II.

Featuring a 3.5″ HVGA touch-screen, this budget Android phone has everything you need to stay connected on the 3G network. First and foremost, let me answer the question that is probably on everybody’s mind right now: yes, the operating system is Android Gingerbread.

Ultra-Rugged Waterproof Notebook W/ 128GB SSD

The new General Dynamic GD2000 is the most rugged notebook you’ll ever find. The reason I say that is because it’s the first waterproof notebook that I have ever heard of.

Okay, so I’ll admit it isn’t the sexiest computing machine I’ve seen, but come on, it’s waterproof! The GD2000 is a small 5.6″ notebook that carries an Intel Celeron M processor, operating at 1.2GHz and houses 2GB of DDR3 RAM.