AMD Bristol Ridge A12-9800 APU gets overclocked
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 16:03

AMD Bristol Ridge A12-9800 APU gets overclocked


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.

Vince K|NGP|N Lucido pushes EVGA GTX 980 Ti to 2200MHz
Published in Graphics


EVGA GTX 980 Ti K|NGP|N Edition breaks three more records

Vince "K|NGP|N" Lucido has broken three 3DMark World single card records by pushing the EVGA Geforce GTX 980 Ti K|NGP|N Edition to 2200MHz for the GPU on LN2.

Sapphire brings Fiji GPU voltage and HBM overclocking with TriXX 5.2.1 software
Published in Graphics


To give a bit more juice to Fiji GPU-based graphics cards

Sapphire has launched a new version of its TriXX monitoring and overclocking software which will bring both voltage control on Fiji GPU-based graphics cards as well as an ability to overclock high bandwidth memory.

G.Skill Ripjaws 4 DDR4 hits 4795.8MHz on Skylake
Published in Memory


Breaks the world record

It was just a matter of time before we see some records broken with the new Intel Skylake platform and G.Skill has announced that its Ripjaws 4 memory reached a rather impressive 4795.8MHz, which is the new frequency world record.