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World-wide extreme overclockers have already used the Rampage V Extreme to break a huge number of world records on day 1 of X99!
The world records are all linked inside, but key scores include 6.438GHz CPU top frequency, 6.226GHz on all 8 cores of the i7-5960X and over 4GHz clocked on DDR4, in addition to a flood of 3DMark and Catzilla results across single GPU, 2-, 3-, and 4-way multi-GPU scenarios – see inside for full details. Congrats to overclockers 8Pack, Wizerty, Hazzan, Gunslinger, Slamms, and Elmor.
The FX-8370 has only just been eeked out the door, and already Finnish overclocker The Stilt has pushed it within licking distance of 9GHz, breaking Andre Yang’s 2-year hold on the CPU frequency record, with his FX-8370 frequency hitting 8722.78MHz (+164.77% over stock speeds), also using the Crosshair V Formula-Z motherboard.
Source: HWBot WR submission
Extreme Overclocker, John Lam, pushed his Core i7-4770K right through the 7GHz barrier on his silvered Maximus VII Gene, with a final frequency of 7193.81MHz at a massive 2.048V under liquid nitrogen.
Submitted as part of ROG’s OC Showdown | Z97 competition, John scores himself the cool $1,000 prize, congratulations!
Source: HWBot WR submission
he qualifications for the ASUS Open Overclocking Cup 2014 will take place from August 15th to September 15th 2014, on HWBot.org. The top 14 European and CIS overclockers who achieve the best results with an Intel Devil Canyon processor (either i5 4690K or i7 4790K) and the top two EU/CIS overclockers who achieve the best results with the Intel Pentium G3258 will all proceed to the AOOC 2014 final in Moscow. Overclockers are also competing for Republic of Gamers’ upcoming X99 motherboard as an extra prize awarded to leaders of the first three weeks during the qualification period.
See inside for more details and how to enter!
Source: AOOC 2014 Qualifier
TeamAU broke the 3DMark Vantage Performance (single card) world record recently with 76,163 marks, using: Matrix GTX 780 Ti at 1.8GHz core clock, 2.0GHz memory (8.0GHz effective) Rampage IV Black Edition with 16GB of G.Skill TridentX memory at 2.66GHz 9-12-12-19 Core i7 4960X clocked at 6.025GHz. However 8Pack dropped his backup and retook [...]
ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today launched its ROG OC Showdown online overclocking competition in co-operation with HWBot.org. Any overclocker using ASUS, ROG or TUF Z97 motherboards can enter. The competition will run for one month between July 15th, 2014 to August 15th, 2014, with the grand prize of a future ROG X99 motherboard. Additionally there is a prize of $1,000 for any world record broken by the end of the competition.
HWBot overclocking leagues have had an overhaul, with three new leagues splitting overclockers into new categories, depending on their overclocking level and industry status. The new Novice and Rookie leagues should help introduce new blood to discover the fun of benchmarking!