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GIGABYTE Shatters AMD ‘Trinity’ APU Speed Record

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GIGABYTE Shatters AMD ‘Trinity’ APU Speed Record

 GIGABYTE F2A85X-UP4 Hits Record-Breaking 7.86GHz on AMD 5800K A10 APU


City of Industry, California, November 26, 2012  – GIGABYTE TECHNOLGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the record highest clock speed 7.86GHz on AMD’s A10 5800K APU using the GIGABYTE F2A85X-UP4 motherboard.


Attending an AMD Extreme OC show on 20th Nov. in Taipei Taiwan, GIGABYTE’s overclocking team, The Killers (featuring HiCookie, S.Dougal and John Lam), took part in an overclocking demonstration achieving two new records on AMD’s new Vishera and Trinity platforms. The GIGABYTE F2A85X-UP4 motherboard was able to push the AMD 5800K to an incredible 7.86GHz, more than twice the 3.8GHz stock clock. The AMD FX8350 processor was pushed to 8.47GHz using a GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD3 board.


“This new record underlines just how much potential performance can be unleashed by our new Trinity platform, clearly demonstrating how GIGABYTE Ultra Durable motherboards help enthusiasts get the absolute maximum performance from their unlocked AMD APUs,” said Michael Liao, Vice President, Sales of AMD.


“We are extremely excited with this OC result because the F2A85X-UP4 is the first motherboard from GIGABYTE to use our new Ultra Durable 5 technology – so the OC record is a testament to the high caliber of components that we use on our products,” said Henry Kao, Vice President of the GIGAGYTE Motherboard Business Unit. “These results solidify GIGABYTE’s position as the go-to platform for AMD overclocking enthusiasts.”






The above score submission for the AMD 5800k record on, can be found here:






The above CPUz validation for the AMD 5800k record, can be found at here:




The flagship GIGABYTE FM2 series motherboard comes in the shape of the GIGABYTE F2A85X-UP4 motherboard, designed to push AMD A-Series APUs to the limit with GIGBAYTE Ultra Durable™ 5 technology. Digital power controllers ensure high capacity, high current power delivery which, when coupled with high speed memory support, combine to push the onboard AMD 7000 series graphics processor to the absolute maximum.


You can find more details and specifications for the GIGABYTE F2A85X-UP4 motherboard here:



The full score submission for the AMD FX8350 record on, can be found here:





The above CPUz validation for the AMD FX8350 record, can be found at here:


06Featuring the GIGABYTE Dual UEFI 3D BIOS, the GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD3 motherboard is aimed at enthusiast gamers and high performance PC builders looking to harness the power of AMD’s new high performance ‘Vishera’ AMD FX desktop platform.


You can find more details and specifications for the GIGABYTE 990FXA-UD3 motherboard here:


GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 5

07 The latest GIGABYTE FM2 motherboards are the first AMD motherboards to incorporate several exclusive GIGABYTE technologies including the latest Ultra Durable™ 5 technology. Featuring High Current Capable components including the industry’s highest rated 60A IR3550 PowIRstage® ICs, GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 5 motherboards provide the best quality power delivery to the CPU for record-breaking performance, cool and efficient operation and extended motherboard lifespan.


To learn more about GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 5 technology, please go to:





GIGABYTE Technology Co. Ltd., headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, is known as a leading brand in the IT industry with branch offices located in 24 countries around the world. Founded in 1986, GIGABYTE started as a small research and development team and has since taken a position as one of the in the world's top motherboard manufacturers. In addition to motherboards and graphics cards, GIGABYTE further expanded its product portfolio to include notebooks and desktop PCs, datacenter servers, networking products, mobile handsets, and home entertainment devices to serve each facet of the digital life in the home and office. Everyday GIGABYTE aims to “Upgrade Your Life” with innovative technology, exceptional quality, and unmatched customer service. Visit for more information.


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