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AMD FX-8350 overclocked to over 8GHz

The German overclocker der8auer succeeded with pushing an AMD FX-8350 to 8.127 MHz – speeds nearly twice as fast as what we’d expect from a stock chip. The 32 nm CPU was forced up to this speed by giving it voltage of 1.920 vCore – making a single core pull 100 W of power. …

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G.Skill Trident Z Royal surpasses 6GHz speeds

We’ve regularly seen G.Skill memory breaking overclocking records over the summer months. Last year, G.Skill memory was used to set 23 new overclocking records and this year, G.Skill has become the first DDR4 memory maker to surpass 6GHz speeds. Taiwanese professional overclocker, ‘Toppc’, used G.Skill Trident Z Royal and the …

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OC record broken with MSI Z270 XPOWER mobo and 7700K at 7GHz

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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 overclockers are already getting to grips with the new Core i7 7700K. Today, Overclocking team ‘BenchBros’ …

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Intel may offer overclocking on a budget with Core i3-7350k

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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 i7 SKUs. The only standout to this recently has been the Pentium Anniversary chip …

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