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Galax offers GeForce GTX 980 Ti card for extreme overclockers

Galax, a graphics card brand owned by Palit Microsystems, has quietly unveiled its factory-overclocked GeForce GTX 980 Ti-based graphics card that not only offers incredible performance out of box, but is actually designed for extreme overclocking. The Galax Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti HOF LN2 GOC Edition features rather extreme …

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Intel Core i7-6700K ‘Skylake’ hits nearly 7GHz

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 frequencies ever achieved by any Intel Core i-series microprocessors. Chi-Kui Lam, a professional overclocker from Hong Kong-based HKEPC web-site, has managed …

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Intel Core i7-6700K hits 6.8GHz with all cores active on MSI ‘Titanium’ platform

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. The record was set on MicroStar International’s flagship MSI Z170A XPower Gaming Titanium mainboard. Toppc, a professional overclocker from Taiwan, this week overclocked an engineering …

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EVGA GTX 980 Ti K|NGP|N hits 2.1GHz/8.4GHz with LN2, sets new records

Vince “K|NGP|N” Lucido, one of the world’s top overclockers who collaborates with EVGA, has managed to overclock Nvidia Corp.’s GM200-310 graphics processing unit to a record-high frequency. Using EVGA’s top-of-the-range GeForce GTX 980 Ti K|NGP|N graphics adapter specifically designed for extreme overclocking, Mr. Lucido managed to set multiple records. The …

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MSI OC Academy Sub-Zero Overclocking 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 chance to benchmark a selection of hardware in order to promote involvement in the UK’s overclocking …

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Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan X hits 2GHz/8.2GHz with liquid nitrogen

It took professional overclockers less than a week to prove that Nvidia Corp.’s latest GM200 graphics processing unit also known as the “Big Maxwell” can run at clock-rate that exceeds its default frequency by two times. Vince “K|NGP|N” Lucido, one of the world’s top overclockers who collaborates with EVGA and …

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Eight-core Core i7-5960X overclocked to 6GHz+ with all cores active

Although Intel Corp. decided to set pretty moderate default clock-rate for its eight-core desktop chips aimed at performance enthusiasts, the new Core i7-5960X “Haswell-E” central processing units appear to be pretty good overclockers. Recently a German enthusiast managed to boost clock-rate of the new processor by two times from default …

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Intel Core i7-5960X ‘Haswell-E’ overclocked to 6253MHz

A well-known enthusiast has managed to overclock an engineering sample of the yet-unreleased Intel Core i7-5960X microprocessor code-named “Haswell-E” to rather whopping 6.25GHz. While it is hard to make conclusions regarding overclockability of Intel’s upcoming top-of-the-range chip, the early result still seems to be interesting. TaPaKaH, a well-known overclocker from …

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Production version of Pentium G3258 overclocked to 6.7GHz

Intel Corp.’s Pentium G3258 “anniversary edition” central processing unit promises to become a hit among overclockers in budget. Unfortunately, so far only engineering samples of such chips have demonstrated extreme clock-rates. Nonetheless, a South Korean enthusiast has managed to prove that production versions of the chip are also capable of …

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Channel prepares to launch MSI Z77 MPower at £179

One of the most successful MSI mainboard ranges of recent times was the Big Bang. While very appealing in terms of pure specification, the boards were priced high and not accessible to everyone. Now MSI’s engineers have taken a step back, pulled out the best features from Big Bang and …

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Overclocking World Records – under the G.Skill covers

Computex 2011 was one of the best ever. What we enjoyed most was that no one stand was overly-expensive, but everyone made an effort to do cool/interesting stuff. So, overall, the effect was welcoming and engaging. Arguably, some of the biggest crowds drawn at the show were around the world …

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