Intel to kill off Celerons in 2011

Dual Atoms and Pentiums to fill the gap
According to Digitimes, Intel has told its notebook partners that it will phase out Celeron processors in 2011. The venerable Celerons will be replaced by dual-core Atom processors as well as some Pentium SKUs.

Celeron overclocked to 8.19 GHz

OK it exploded but it did it

A bloke managed to get an Intel Celeron D Processor overclocked from 3.06 GHz to 8.19 GHz.

TiN_EOF's overclocking efforts seem to have set a new record for an overclocked processor's speed. Intel Celeron D 347 which contains the NeBurst architecture based in the Cedar Mill core (65nm). According to the extreme systems forum, Tin_EOF's specs included a D347 lapped, then IHS-removed and polished. Also under the bonnet was an Xtremelabs.org MAGNUM Legend Edition copper pot, DFI Lanparty UT P35-T2R and some very fast Nidec fans.

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