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    Benchmarks - Overclocked

    As with all of our reviews, we pit the default speed system against the overclocked one in a head-to-head byte match.  The effective overclock for these tests is 4.0GHz @ 300HT.  The results are show below.
    SiSoft Sandra Various Overclocks
    Quake 4
    Unreal Tournament 3
    Overclocking Conclusion
    It has been awhile since we have overclocked an AMD processor and almost forgot how much fun it was.  The 1090T Black Edition responded well to everything we did and was only limited by the cooling method.  The adventure started out trying to find the maximum core speed by raising the multiplier however the results were not very impressive and did not show of the power of the UD5.  In the next set of tests we opted to raise the Bus Speed and find a logical stopping point.

    300HT seemed to be the magical number for this cooling method and memory combo.

    As with any overclocking adventure your mileage can, and will most likely vary, the important thing is to use the right tools for the job and have fun while doing it.