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AMD Ryzen 3 3100 overclocked to 5.92 GHz

AMD’s Ryzen 3 3100 was designed as an entry-level CPU, offering a good price to performance ratio, but with lower clock speeds than the 3300X. That said, TSIAK, a Taiwanese overclocker, was able to push his AMD Ryzen 3 3100 to 5923.62 MHz. TSIAK was able to push the entry level CPU …

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Extreme overclockers push Threadripper 3990X to 5.5GHz

Last week, AMD released its flagship 64-core Ryzen Threadripper 3990X. As per our review, the Threadripper 3990X is an immensely powerful CPU out-of-the-box, regardless of the workload thrown at it. But how much extra performance can be squeezed out of this CPU through extreme overclocking? Some overclockers already had the chance to experiment …

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Overclocked your Skylake CPU? See how it measures up here

Overclocking today is far easier than it once was, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t some real science behind it. Only a deft hand can coax those few extra megahertz from a CPU, especially this latest generation of Skylake chips. If you think you might be one of those …

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G. Skill breaks DDR4 OC record

G.Skill is no stranger to breaking new ground when it comes to memory speed world records, so it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that it’s done that once again, this time smashing the DDR4 world record with a frequency of 4255MHz. Unlike some previous records however, this wasn’t …

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K|NGP|N overclocks GeForce GTX 980 to record-high frequencies again

Vince “K|NGP|N” Lucido, a legendary overclocker who works with EVGA, has managed to overclock a GeForce GTX 980-based graphics card to record-high 2.20GHz/9GHz (GPU/memory) clock-rates and break a couple of world’s records in 3DMark FireStrike benchmark once again. In a bid to prove his world-class skills in overclocking, K|NGP|N pushed …

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Intel Core i7 4790K Devil’s Canyon Review (inc. Overclocking)

Our review of the new Intel Core i7 4790K. It has been some time coming even though we have had an Intel sample for some time now. We wanted to take our time and not only review the processor but create a little overclocking guide for our readers buying one. We found a lot of interesting things - including some processor degradation when we pushed it too hard, for too long. All things considered Is this the processor you want to consider for your next system? What about Intel's new Intel’s NGPTIM? How does it overclock? How is power consumption? How does it rate beside the 4770K?

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Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 Case Review

Today we are going to take a look at the Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 which directly replaces the Arc Midi case that  we looked at in-depth last year over here.  The Arc range of cases are designed with performance users in mind as they don’t focus specifically on noise suppression like …

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