December 1st, 2011

‘K|ngp|n’ Sets New Overclocking Record

Early this morning EVGA announced that master overlocker Vince ‘k|ngp|n’ Lucido has shattered the 3DMark 11 Extreme world record using EVGA gear. ‘k|ngp|n’ hit a score of 12,554 in 3DMark 11 with the Extreme preset, using an EVGA X79 Classified motherboard and 4 EVGA GTX 580 Classified videocards with a core clocked in at 1.3GHz [...]

October 11th, 2011

Another Massive AMD FX-8150 Overclocking Attempt Proves Successful

An overclocking expert who goes by the handle “HiCookie” has successfully overclocked his AMD FX-8150 to 8032.2MHz (8.03GHz) using a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD7 motherboard and 2GB of Adata DDR3 which was running at 973.4MHz. The results were validated and posted on the website CanardPC. As one might expect, “HiCookie” wasn’t using a stock cooler. In order [...]