OVERCLOCKING

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 [...]

January 18th, 2010

GIGABYTE Motherboards Win 4 In-a-Row F1 OC #1 Title

Setting New SuperPi 8M World Record on AMD Platform by Team Australia GIGABYTE  proudly announces Team Australia using a GIGABYTE  GA-790FXTA-UD5 motherboard set a new Super Pi 8M world record for the AMD platform, giving them the number one spot for the last challenge in this season’s F1 OC, making this the 4th month in [...]

December 17th, 2009

EVGA Launches EVBot Handheld Overclocking Tool

Overclockers now have a new weapon in their arsenal to aid them push their systems to new heights. Even though they haven’t been on the motherboard scene for that long, EVGA has already become known for having some of the highest-quality, most overclocker-friendly boards on the market today.  On the other hand, they are primarily known for [...]

November 13th, 2009

GIGABYTE and Futuremark Host P55 OverclocKing Challenge and 10K Challenge

Taipei, Taiwan, November 11, 2009 – GIGABYTE Technology CO., LTD., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced two new challenges for PC overclockers everywhere. Utilizing a GIGABYTE P55 motherboard and Intel Core™ i5 or i7 CPU, contestants worldwide will compete for the overall “OverclocKing” title. The top three overall 3DMark 06 scorers [...]

October 7th, 2009

EVGA Releases Precision 1.8.1 and GPU Voltage Tuner 1.1.2.2

EVGA has updated two of its very popular GPU tools for overclocking their cards. Both Precision and GPU Voltage Tuner received update for additional support of new graphics cards and a few new features. EVGA Precision Overclocking Utility allows you to fine tune your EVGA graphics card for the maximum performance possible, with Core/Shader/Memory clock tuning, [...]

August 29th, 2009

Canadian Flag waves in HWBot’s Top 10!

Among fierce competition, a Canadian overclocker now sits near the top of the world rankings after posting some impressive results this weekend! Striving for the top spot on the international overclocking and benchmarking stage might seem like an impossibility to many but that illustrious position is closer than many of you may think. We here [...]

August 19th, 2009

EVGA Precision v1.8.0 Update

EVGA has released an update to their popular graphics card tuning software, Precision, bringing it to version 1.8.0. The new version features more customization regarding the look and feel of the software, with unique skins aimed at reducing the resources required to run the software; handy for those wanting to maximize system performance during benching [...]