Posts Tagged ‘overclocking’
15 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 3, 2017 under CPU, Highlights V, Reviews
Kaby Lake is upon us. With Intel killing off its Tick-Tock product cycle in 2016, Kaby Lake ushers in the new 'Optimisation' phase of a Process-Architecture-Optimisation strategy. Wh... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 3, 2017 under CES, CPU
At this point, it is well known that Intel will be launching its next generation Kaby Lake processors this week alongside the Z270 platform and while reviews have yet to land, it looks like overclocke... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 19, 2016 under Event, Graphics
Nvidia's Pascal graphics chips have proved to be dominant in this GPU generation and that goes for clock speed totals as much as raw power. At the finals of the GALAX GOC 2016 overclocking series in W... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 25, 2016 under CPU
While Intel isn't set to unleash its Kaby Lake desktop processors on the world until the start of 2017, we have been getting some early looks at what's to come in the build up. Just a couple of weeks ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 14, 2016 under CPU
Over the years, Intel has been known to limit the overclocking capabilities of its lower end processors like the Core i3 in order to push more people over to the higher-end unlocked Core i5 and Core i... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 8, 2016 under Component
G.Skill hosted the 5th annual OC World Record stage at Computex this year and it seems that the event was quite the success as 12 records were broken across eight different benchmarks over the course ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 22, 2016 under Channel, Highlights 2, PC
KitGuru visited Ian '8Pack' Parry at Overclockers UK to answer the burning questions of the day; what exactly do you get when you spend between £3,000 and £12,000 on a gaming PC and why doesn't he u... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 9, 2016 under Motherboard
Earlier this year, Intel issued a microcode update to motherboard manufacturers to close the loophole that allowed customers to overclock their locked, non-K series Intel Skylake CPUs. However, it loo... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 9, 2016 under CPU
Last week, we learned that Intel may be taking steps to stop users from being able to overclock their locked, non-K series Skylake processors and sure enough, a BI... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 5, 2016 under CPU
Earlier this week, rumours began circulating suggesting that Intel is due to release a BIOS update in order to block BCLK overclocking on locked (non-K) Skylake p... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 3, 2016 under CPU
Over the last couple of months, motherboard manufacturers have managed to tweak their BIOS updates in order to enable overclocking on Intel's non-K series Skylake chip... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 17, 2015 under CPU
Traditionally overclocking has been something that though enabled, wasn't a major feature of CPUs. It was more to do with luck of the draw (or bin) but in recent years overclocking potential is someth... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 15, 2015 under Motherboard
Over the weekend, we heard that several motherboard makers had begun working on BIOS updates to enable overclocking on some of Intel's locked Skylake processors. The feature was first made available o... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 12, 2015 under CPU
It looks like overclocking could be possible soon on Intel's non K-series Skylake processors. Recently, the Overclocker 'Dhenzjhen'managed to take a Core i3-6320 and bump its base clock up to 127 MHz ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 18, 2015 under Graphics
When the AMD R9 Fury X launched this year, reviewers quickly found out that there would be limited overclocking potential due to voltage locks, as well as limitations placed on the speed the card's h... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 21, 2015 under Power Supplies
Seasonic has announced that Dancop, a professional computer tweaker from Germany, and his team Hardwareluxx.de are now ranked as the No.1 overclockers crew in the world at Hwbot, the world’s leading... more.
18 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 18, 2015 under APU, CPU
A professional overclocker has set a new record for Intel Core i7-6700K microprocessor frequency. This time the new code-named “Skylake” processor hit nearly 7GHz, which is among the highest frequ... more.
26 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 7, 2015 under APU, CPU
A professional overclocker this week managed to push Intel Corp.’s latest Core i7-6700K “Skylake-S” microprocessor to whopping 6.80GHz without disabling any cores or Hyper-Threading technology. ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 1, 2015 under Motherboard
EVGA has upgraded its micro-ATX mainboard for Intel Corp.’s high-end desktop processors. The new platform features all the advanced capabilities that the EVGA X99 Micro had to offer a year ago, but... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 27, 2015 under Motherboard
Asustek Computer has quietly unveiled what could be the world’s most advanced micro-ATX motherboard. The mainboard features Intel X99 core-logic and supports multi-GPU technologies, M.2 solid-state ... more.
17 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 22, 2015 under APU, CPU
A computer enthusiast has managed to set a new record in overclocking of Intel Corp.’s Core i7-6700K processor. The chip was pushed to 6.50GHz about a month ago, which is the highest frequency achie... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 6, 2015 under Computex, Motherboard
EVGA Corp. is working on two new mainboards based on Intel Corp.’s Z170 chipset for the upcoming Core-series “Skylake” processors. One of the mainboards is designed for gamers with overclocking ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 3, 2015 under Component, Motherboard
At Computex yesterday, MSI revealed its latest X99 motherboard, the 'X99A Godlike Gaming' and it is already off to a great start as overclockers have already managed to break records with the board. R... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on May 13, 2015 under APU, CPU
A Chinese overclocker has managed to obtain an engineering sample of Intel Corp.’s Core i7-5775C central processing unit and overclock it to rather whopping 5GHz frequency using an air cooler. As it... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on April 20, 2015 under Event
We were in Cambridge over the weekend for MSI and TeamGB's first OC Academy tour. In coordination with TeamGB overclockers and a number of sponsors, the OC Academy is designed to give enthusiasts a ch... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on April 6, 2015 under Cooling, Highlights 2
Today we are going to take a look at another of the latest all-in-one water cooling units from Corsair, the Hydro H80i GT. This model has been designed to improve on the existing H80i which has found... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on April 1, 2015 under Event, Graphics, Motherboard
Between the 17th and 19th of April, MSI, Team GB Benching, HWBot, and Overclock.net will be running their first OC Academy event. OC Academy is designed to bring together professional overclockers, bu... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 28, 2015 under Gaming PC, Graphics, Mobile
MicroStar International does not plan to block overclocking of Nvidia GeForce GTX 900M-series graphics processing units inside its laptops for gamers. The company, which produces one of the finest hig... more.
18 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 28, 2015 under Gaming PC, Graphics, Mobile, Notebook
Although Nvidia Corp. recently said that its future drivers for GeForce GTX 900M-series graphics adapters for mobile computers will re-enable overclocking support for the notebook GPUs, there are repo... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 27, 2015 under Graphics
Nvidia Corp.’s code-named GM204 graphics processing unit has once again managed to set a new frequency record for graphics processing units. A well-known overclocker has succeeded in pushing the fre... more.
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