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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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Donkey Kong champion posts possible perfect score

Although we’ll never say never when it comes to a game like Donkey Kong, it may well be that the newly crowned champion, Wes Copeland, is never beaten. With  a score that not only defeated his arch arcade rival, Robbie Lakeman and even long-time MAME champion Dean Saglio, the 1,218,000 score …

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Overclocker hits 4.90GHz frequency with a DDR4 module

The 5GHz frequency milestone for computer memory is yet to be achieved, but professional overclockers are probably not far from hitting it. This week Chi-Kui Lam, a well-known computer tweaker, managed to push a DDR4 memory module from G.Skill to whopping 4.90GHz. Chi-Kui Lam overclocked a 4GB G.Skill Ripjaws 4 …

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G.Skill’s DDR4 memory hits 4.43GHz clock-rate

G.Skill this week announced that an overclocker has managed to push its 4GB DDR4 memory module to 4.43GHz, a new world record for this memory type. The overclocker used current-generation high-end desktop platform, so it is possible to expect that later this year this record will be beaten. Nick Shih, …

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Google exec jumps 135,000ft from edge of space

Google executive and Vice-President of Knowledge, Alan Eustace, has broke the world record for highest altitude jump, skydiving from the edge of space at 135,908 feet. This record was originally set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner, who jumped from 120,000 feet, making him the first free-falling human to break …

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More world records broken at MSI MOA overclocking event

For the second time today we’ve seen an overclocking world record broken at the MSI MOA overclocking event. This time 8-Pack has managed to break 40,000 marks in 3DMark using the MSI X99S XPower AC motherboard. The new world record 3DMark Fire Strike score is 40052, with help from MSI’s …

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Donkey Kong has a new king

If the last time you checked in with the Donkey Kong arcade game world record was the 2007 documentary, King of Kong, then you have quite a bit of catching up to do as the two competitors from the film, Steve Wiebe and Billy Mitchell, aren’t even in the top …

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Opportunity Rover breaks Mars distance record

Curiosity might be the current darling of the science world, having only landed on Mars in 2012, but its older brother Opportunity is making headlines today, because it just became the most travelled Rover in the history of space exploration, beating out the Soviet Union Lunokhod 2, which landed on …

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Fallout 3 finished in under 24 minutes

It turns out that its possible to complete Fallout 3 in just 24 minutes as speed runner, BubblesDelFuego, has set the new world record completion time. Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic open world RPG could easily take a whole weekend for most people to beat but thanks to a few gameplay tricks, the main …

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Biggest video-game collection sells for $750,000

The world’s biggest videogame collection, featuring titles from the early 80s, with the Colecovision, through the NES era and beyond, right in to the modern day with the Xbox 360, has been sold, for just over $750,000 (£442,000). Beginning the bidding on GameGavel at just one dollar, a few bids …

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Half-Life speed run world record set

Speed running team, ‘Quadrazoid’ has set a new world record by beating Half-Life in just 20 minutes and 41 seconds, comfortably beating the previous record of 29 minutes and 41 seconds by about a the third of the time. This wasn’t just a stroke of luck though, the speed run …

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Grand Theft Auto V breaks a few world records

Well Grand Theft Auto V broke a few world records, are you surprised? The game has been recognized as breaking seven Guinness World Records now making the achievements official. The confirmation came yesterday as Guiness World Records Editor in Chief, Craig Glenda, praised the game with the following statement: “GTA totally deserves …

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DDR3-3000+ speeds reached in Quad Channel config

The always challenging memory overclocking segment has just witnessed another push to heights not reached previously; this time in terms of quad channel setups. Just last month we saw G.Skill and GIGABYTE reach for the stars, and by George did they ever, achieving a staggering 3736MHz on AMD’s dual channel …

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KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “World Gaming Records: Outcome of the Weekend’s Q*Bert World Record Attempt, Youngest Pro Gamer in the World” You …

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KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “The Angry Video Game Nerd” “He’s gonna take you back to the past, to play the shitty games …

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