Just a couple of weeks ago Nick Shih overclocked an Intel Core i7-5960X on the ASRock X99 OC Formula to 6620.73 MHz and now overclocker John Lam has set another record running the Intel Extreme Tuning Utility (XTU) using the same combination that Nick ran giving him 2950 marks in the test.
The MSI X99S XPOWER AC, one of MSI’s new Intel X99 based OC motherboards, just obliterated the Cinebench R15 world record for the Intel Core i7 5960X processor by scoring a staggering 2314 points while all 8 cores were running at an amazing 5931.02 MHz clock speed, which is almost 200 MHz higher than any other X99 motherboard currently on the market.
If you are familiar with ASRock’s overclocking line you know their OC Formula boards. They have been released for both the Z87 and Z97 chipsets and now ASRock is set to release their X99 OC Formula motherboard for the upcoming X99 chipset.
Gigabyte has just unveiled their X99 SOC Force Motherboard, which is actually the second X99 motherboard that they have previewed this month. The X99 Gaming WiFi board was previewed last week! What that board was focused more towards gamers the X99 SOC Force is aimed at high-end overclockers and features a variety of features.
MSI has a complete offering of Z97 motherboards so it is hard to really decide which motherboard to get. Well if you are an overclocker and want a board specifically designed for overclocking and stability then the board we are talking a look at today might be for you. The Z97 MPower is part of MSI’s overclocking series of motherboards and features a powerful 12 phase all digital power design, voltage checkpoints, MSI’s Military Class 4 components, MSI’s Audio Boost chip and much more. On top of all that it is one of the sexiest looking Z97 motherboards that we have seen so far. Read on as we dive in!
ADATA has just launched their brand new APG V3 DDR3 Overclocking Memory. This memory runs at 3100 MHz and its dual channel design is made for gamers and PC enthusiasts for ultimate performance on Intel’s Core 4th and 5th generation processors and the latest Z97 platform.
Extreme overclockers, Vince “K|NGP|N” Lucido and Illya “Tin” Tsemenko have once again teamed up with the latest EVGA hardware to set new benchmark and frequency world records. Armed with an EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Classified K|NGP|N Edition graphics card, an EVGA X79 Dark motherboard, and the latest and greatest EVGA Power Supplies, Vince was able to push the GPU clockspeed up to a staggering 2025MHz, a new world record.
ASUS today announced that its H97, H87, B85 and H81 Series motherboards are able to overclock the latest Intel Pentium Anniversary Edition processor (G3258), 4th-generation Intel Core K Series (‘Haswell’) and new 4th-generation Intel Core K Series (‘Haswell Refresh’) processors.
ASRock Inc., one of global leading motherboard manufacturers keeps breaking new world records! Last week, we just saw two new world records of 7181.23 MHz and 1601 marks in Intel XTU achieved by John Lam, an overclocker from HKEPC OC with ASRock Z97 OC Formula motherboard and Intel Core i7-4770K CPU. Today, the legendary overclocker Nick Shih also has reached an incredible 7003.38 MHz with ASRock Z97 OC Formula and the latest Intel “Devil’s Canyon” unlocked 4th Gen Core i7-4790K CPU, ranking the top 1 at HWBOT.org!
If you are an extreme overclocker Gigabyte has got you covered with their SuperOverclock VRM GPU boards that they were showing off at Computex 2014 this week. These auxiliary VRM boards are of course aimed solely at professional overclockers.