Gigabyte Z77X-UP7: Officially Launched

The manufacturer Gigabyte has released the Gigabyte Z77X-UP7 motherboard, a model based on the Intel Z77 Express chipset which is positioned as the current top model for LGA1155 socket. This is a motherboard aimed at demanding users, but especially for overclock lovers. Among its most important features, we find a 32-phase Power design, so its […]

ASUS Mars III PCB pictured

The ASUS Mars III is a graphics card that thousands of enthusiasts will fight it out for, but only a few will get. The limited edition graphics card will be formed of dual GTX 680 GPUs, much like a GTX 690. Except this graphics card will feature hand selected GTX 680 chips capable of the […]

AMD Radeon HD 7970 takes the lead in 3DMark 11, sets world record

To reach # 1 in 3DMark 11 with a single card is being increasingly harder. The last time we checked the overclocker K|ngp|n retained the highest score with 15731 points in Performance mode. But this time an overclocker of Polish origin identified with the alias Xtreme Addict has beat the record after obtaining 15,745 points using […]

Ivy Bridge: i7 3770K Processor reaches a record high of over 7 GHz

Yesterday we learned that the AMD FX-8150 had again broken its own record, reaching this time 8805.64 MHz but today was Intel’s turn with its third generation of Intel Core Ivy Bridge. Gigabyte has announced a record  that has been beaten with the Intel Core i7 3770K  processor, paired with a Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H,that exceeded 7 […]

AMD Bulldozer FX 8150 breaches 8.8GHz

AMD’s FX may have been an almost total let down for the mainstream consumer market but across the extreme overclocking community AMD platforms make some of the best overclocking systems. Whilst Llano FM1 is widely recognised for its ability to help memory reach record levels, Bulldozer and AM3+ performs extremely well under LN2 cooling. The […]