Intel Kaby Lake Overclocked results Leaked: 7700k gets overclocked to 6.7GHz

Intel kaby lake release is still months away but that doesn’t stop the rumors and leaks from creeping in. The last rumor however, is the best of the lot so far and it includes overclocked results for the Core i7 7700K and Core i5 7600K. Core i7 7700K overclocked to 6.7GHz under LN2 First one comes courtesy of HKEPC from Hong Kong. The upcoming OCre i7 7700K has been overclocked on 100-series motherboard, with it hitting 6.7GHz thanks to LN2 cooling. The stock 4.2/4.5GHz clocks for base and boost makes the 7700K fastest Kaby…

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Indian Overclockers Break World Record On Intel Xeon 2699 V4 With Help From ASUS India

The top tier overclocker’s in India are at work again! Recently in a seven-hour long session in Mumbai, star overclocker Shatul aka Toolius and the one and only Darklord also known as Amey to his friends managed to get their hands on two Xeon 2699 V4 processors(that’s 22 core/ 44 thread each) and an Asus Z10PE-D8 WS; as expected a few world records were taken that day. The record’s included : Cinebench, Geekbench 3 Multicore, Cinebench R15, wPrime 1024M.   Commenting about the accomplishment, Toolius and Darky were overwhelmed with…

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Intel shuts down the low cost overclocking party by closing Skylake loophole

The overclocking party for low cost Skylake processors is over folks! Intel on an recent industry interaction stated that they will be shutting down the overclocking on low end Skylake processors through an Microcode update. Intel blocking overclocking on non-K chip was speculated this month itself which is somewhat found to be true right now although the update hasn’t been issued yet. Talking with PCGAMER earlier this week Intel stated ,”Intel regularly issues updates for our processors which our partners voluntarily incorporate into their BIOS”. They also stated that “The latest…

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HWBOT and the benchmarks that matters: Part 1

  Hello all,today we will be taking a look at benchmarking and what goes in and around the competitive benchmarking scene. Specifically we will be taking a very short look at THE benchmarks that matters in the competitive bench-marking scenes and at HWBOT. Now before you ask me “what kind of BOT is HWBOT?” let me give you some intro about them HWBOT, main office located in Belgium, is a dynamic team of international hardware fanatics as well as internationally recognized overclockers, dedicated to gathering specifications and benchmark performance results…

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Asus Maximus VIII Hero Z170 Motherboard Review

[nextpage title=”Introduction, Specification and Pricing”]Intels Z170 chip-set just landed with the 6600K and the 6700K and today we have our first ROG board in our hands, the Asus Maximus VIII Hero. The Rog lineup is Asus flagship board and known for its quality, performance and good looks. Asus usually releases a board in every form factor in the ROG Lineup, starting form the MiniITX Impact to the Full ATX big brother the Extreme. In the Z170 lineup Asus has three boards till now : the Micro ATX Gene, the relatively…

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Avexir Raiden DDR3 Memory Kit Review

[nextpage title=”Introduction”]DDR3 memories have came a long way since its release in 2007. While the main underlying design have not changed, we have seen manufacturers experiment with different visual concepts to to make the modest memory more attractive. Today the module we have for testing is a result form one of those experiments; presenting the Avexir Raiden Series DDR3. Before we begin, lets hear what Avexir has to say about the Raiden lineup Raiden series is, a high performance DDR3 gaming memory modules, using world exclusive patented technology of plasma…

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Minus 185 degrees under C!

Last weekend we benched at toolius’s place (Shatul Durlabhji), with the latest x99 platform under ln2, to finally get an indian into top 100 of hwbot.com’s extreme league and we actually got him at 72 rank as of today. The overlockers who were benching were Toolius(Shatul Durlabhji) (http://hwbot.org/user/toolius/) and CloudVII(Abhishek Joshi) (http://hwbot.org/user/cloudvii/). These are the hardware we used:- x99 setup Asus Rampage V extreme Intel Core i7 5960x Gskill F4-3000C15Q-16GRR Adata XPG Z1 DDR4 Cooler Master v1200 Platinum and Antec HCP 1300 platinum z97 setup Asus Maximus VI extreme Intel…

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Asus Republic of Gamers Rampage V Extreme motherboard released in India

Asus today announced the launch of its next high-end X99 flagship board Rampage V Extreme in India. The board comes as the creme de la creme of the ROG high end lineup and as such contains all the bells and whistles one would expect from an high end overclocking board. Lets take look at what we we know about it till we get our hands on the actual board.   ASUS ROG Rampage V Extreme Specifications Processor/CPU socket LGA 2011-v3 socket for new Intel® Core™ i7 processors Chipset Intel X99…

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