OVERCLOCKING

October 14th, 2014

G.Skill Ripjaws4 DDR4-3000 16GB Review

G.Skill’s Ripjaws4 16GB memory kit may be one of the many overclocking-focused DDR4 products on the market but unlike many, it’s very affordable and offers a good amount of headroom.

June 15th, 2014

Intel Devil’s Canyon i7-4790K Performance Review

Intel’s Devil’s Canyon has been rumored, previewed and eventually delayed but now we’re finally able to talk about its performance and overclocking headroom.

May 26th, 2014

Sapphire R9 290 Vapor-X OC Review

Sapphire’s R9 290 Vapor-X OC is not only one of the highest-clocked R9 290 cards around but it also boasts some of the highest overclocking headroom we’ve come across in a long time.

June 17th, 2013

G.SKILL Sets Overclocking Records at Computex

G.SKILL broke a series of overclocking world records at this year’s Computex. The company’s gear hit new highs in memory frequency, the Pi Fast suite, 3D Mark Fire Strike Extreme, 3D Mark Fire Strike and 3D Mark 05. G.SKILL’s gear has always been known as being overclocker friendly, and these wins really solidify that reputation. Watch [...]

June 6th, 2011

ASUS Sabertooth P67 Sandy Bridge Motherboard Review

With most of the focus of the last month or so on the Z68 launch, P67 chipset may have taken a back seat but the motherboards based around it are still highly appealing.  The ASUS Sabertooth in particular is a unique P67  board which sports a great price along with high end features.

June 2nd, 2011

G.Skill Breaks the Overclocking World Record on the Intel LGA 1155 Platform

During the first day of Computex 2011, three legendary overclockers, Shamino, Fredyama and Young Pro smashed the super Pi 32M record at the G.Skill booth. They achieved incredible Super Pi 32M time of 5min 33.172s with amazing ram speed of DDR3 2340MHz CL6-9-6-25 1T. This is the fastest Super Pi 32M record recorded using the [...]

May 2nd, 2011

AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Processor Review

Back in January, we were absolutely convinced that we had seen the last hurrah for the venerable quad-core 45nm ‘Deneb’ die when we reviewed the Phenom II X4 975 Black Edition processor. However, apparently we were wrong as AMD is now releasing the X4 980 Black Edition; a processor sporting an impressive 3.7Ghz core speed. [...]

April 11th, 2011

Gigabyte P67A-UD7-B3 Sandy Bridge Motherboard Review

Earlier this year, Intel’s new Sandy Bridge architecture went on a bit of a hiatus as a recall swept the market clean of supporting motherboards.  Now all-new “B3″ models have started hitting retailers’ shelves and one of the premier boards is Gigabyte’s P67A-UD7.  It boasts a remarkably full feature set, some great overclocking potential and [...]

September 25th, 2010

Gigabyte Open Overclocking Championship 2010 Worldwide Final Winner Revealed

  Just in case you missed our live coverage, the Gigabyte Open Overclocking Championship 2010 Worldwide Final event took place this weekend on September 25th. After about 90 minutes of setup and a little under 5 hours of non-stop overclocking involving Pifast, Wprime 32M, Super PI 32M, and MAXXMEM, one man emerged victorious from the [...]

September 11th, 2010

MSI Master Overclocking Arena 2010 Grand Final Live

For those of you who enjoy watching live overclocking events, the MSI Master Overclocking Arena 2010 Grand Final is currently well under way in Taipei, Taiwan. After months of online and regional qualifiers, this is the last event in MSI’s worldwide overclocking contest. With 40 competitors from 23 different countries, this is one of the [...]