AMD Threadripper 1950X hits 5.2GHz on LN2
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 18:56

AMD Threadripper 1950X hits 5.2GHz on LN2


A sign of things to come 

During its Capsaicin event at the Siggraph 2017 show, AMD brought a well-known overclocker Alva Jonathan, who managed to push the new Threadripper 1950X up to almost 5.2GHz on LN2. 

DDR4 hits 4079MHz on AMD Ryzen platform
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 13:14

DDR4 hits 4079MHz on AMD Ryzen platform


With a single G.Skill Trident Z 8GB module

AMD has been working on optimizing memory performance on its AM4 platform and it appears it has been doing a good job as, thanks to an overclocker from Australia, DDR4 managed to finally break the 4,000 limit with Gigabyte X370 motherboard, Ryzen 5 1400 CPU and G.Skill's 8GB Trident Z DDR4 memory module.

Intel X299 platform is an overclockers' nightmare
Published in Motherboards


Motherboard manufacturers or Intel to blame?

A well-known overclocker, der8auer, went out on a limb saying that current motherboards based on Intel's X299 chipset are not properly designed and due to high-temperature VRM, and mostly due to a bad heatsink design, are an overclocking nightmare.

G.Skill DDR4 breaks world record at 5,500MHz
Published in Memory


On MSI X299 motherboard and Intel Core i7-7740X CPU

G.Skill has been recently pushing the memory envelope hard, and with the latest DDR4 memory it has moved the frequency mark to a whole new level but today it told us that its DDR4 memory managed to break a record at 5,500MHz.

Don't overclock Intel's Core i7-7700K
Published in Processors
Monday, 08 May 2017 12:36

Don't overclock Intel's Core i7-7700K


If you wanted overclocking your should have bought AMD


Chipzilla has warned that those people who shelled out Core i7-7700K expecting that they could overclock it to sling their hook and just admire it in its pristine glory.

K|ngp|n breaks 3GHz on EVGA GTX 1080 Ti
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 01:12

K|ngp|n breaks 3GHz on EVGA GTX 1080 Ti


Might squeeze even more

Just a week after he managed to break some world records with EVGA GTX 1080 Ti clocked at over 2.5GHz, Vince K|ngp|n Lucido, a well-known overclocker, managed to push the same GPU over 3GHz.

K|ngp|n pushes GTX 1080 Ti GPU to 2.5GHz
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 17:23

K|ngp|n pushes GTX 1080 Ti GPU to 2.5GHz


Breaks previous Titan X records

As expected, Vince K|ngp|n Lucido, a well-known overclocker, had some overclocking fun with EVGA's GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition and has managed to both push the GPU over 2.5GHz as well as break the previous 3DMark records, held by Nvidia Titan X graphics card.

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X breaks Cinebench R15 record
Published in Processors
Thursday, 23 February 2017 22:05

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X breaks Cinebench R15 record


Hits 5.2GHz on LN2

Although the screenshot was only leaked on Youtube and quickly removed, it appears that AMD Ryzen 7 1800X is quite an overclocker, hitting 5.2GHz on LN2, which was also enough to break Cinebench R15 multi-thread record.

MSI pushes Core i7-7700K to 5.2GHz automatically
Published in Motherboards


With a single push of a button

MSI has managed to take its automatical CPU overclocking to a whole new level as the Game Boost feature on its Z270 motherboards is capable of pushing Intel's Core i7-7700K to 5.2GHz with a simple push of a button.

Intel seems to be going for overclockers
Published in Processors
Monday, 14 November 2016 11:44

Intel seems to be going for overclockers


Hardly mainstream


One of the things that we are noticing is that all the leaks and other information coming out of Chipzilla, suggests that the outfit is getting excited about the overclocking market.