AMD Ryzen 7 1800X breaks Cinebench R15 record
Published in Processors


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


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.

AMD Bristol Ridge A12-9800 APU gets overclocked
Published in Processors


Running well on stock AMD Wraith cooler

While we wait for AMD to launch its first Zen-based Summit Ridge CPUs and Excavator-based 7th generation Bristol Ridge APUs, the flagship Bristol Ridge A12-9800 APU has  already been overclocked by a Korean user with stock AMD Wraith CPU cooler.

Kaby Lake conjures up two overclocking tricks
Published in Processors


BCLK aware V/F curve and AVX negative ratio offset

Kaby Lake will be a better overclocker. At least this is what Intel is telling its partners right now. The successor to Skylake architecture will have two overclocking enhancements the BCLK aware V/F curve and AVX negative ratio offset.

G.Skill breaks twelve world records at Computex 2016
Published in Memory


DDR4 hits 5189.2MHz

G.Skill was quite proud to note that its memory has managed to break a total of 12 overclocking records in 8 different benchmarks during Computex 2016 show, with DDR4 memory hitting impressive 5189.2MHz.

G.Skill Trident Z DDR4 module goes over 5000MHz
Published in Memory


Toppc hits new memory frequency world record

G.Skill has announced that its Trident Z DDR4 memory has achieved a new frequency record of over 5000MHz.

Intel asks for non-K Skylake overclocking capabilities to be pulled
Published in Motherboards


Stop it now, it is too damn useful

There have been rumours that Chipzilla was leaning on motherboard vendors to pull overclocking of non-K Skylake processor capabilities from their feature lists. Now it is starting to look like it is true.

EVGA brings Z170 BCLK overclocking to non-K Skylake CPUs
Published in Motherboards


v1.07 BIOS updates now available

Following the rest of motherboard manufacturers, EVGA has now released new Z170 motherboard BIOS updates that bring BCLK overclocking for Intel non-K Skylake CPUs on Z170 Express chipset based motherboards.

Asrock releases motherboard BIOS updates for non-K Skylake overclocking
Published in Motherboards


Calls it Sky OC technology 

Asrock has decided to join in on the fun of non-K Skylake CPU overclocking by releasing new BIOS updates that include the so called Sky OC technology feature and allow BCLK overclocking for non-K series Skylake CPUs on Asrock Z170 Express chipset based motherboards.