Just last month, AMD staged an event to squeeze an amazing 8429.38 MHz out of its FX-8150 processor. The highest-clocked CPU in the world—it was a big production. And now they've been beat by a team of one.
It may not technically be the world's fastest processor, but AMD squeezed an overclocked Guinness World Record number out of its impending 8-core FX CPU: 8.429 GHz, beating the previous global high of 8.308 GHz. Intel fanboys, begin your outrage!