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Friday, 17 Jun 2016

3DMark now has a stress test tool for overclockers

3DMark now has a stress test tool for overclockers

3DMark has been updated with a new stress test that will enable overclockers to properly assess their system stability over extended periods of time.

Tuesday, 15 Mar 2016

ASRock silently brings back non-K CPU overclocking on non-Z170 motherboards

ASRock silently brings back non-K CPU overclocking on non-Z170 motherboards

ASRock has decided to enable non-K CPU overclocking on non-Z170 motherboards after all. For better or worse, this means that enthusiasts on a budget can still take advantage of a cheaper overclocking route.

Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016

No more non-K overclocking: Intel closes loophole with microcode update for Skylake CPUs

No more non-K overclocking: Intel closes loophole with microcode update for Skylake CPUs

A microcode update from Intel will shut down support for non-K overclocking via base clock adjustments on Skylake CPUs. This means that manufacturers like ASRock have also had to roll back features like Sky OC that provided budget users with a more affordable entry into the overclocking game.

Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015

ASRock's Sky OC lets you overclock even a 'locked' Intel Core i3 Skylake processor (Updated)

ASRock's Sky OC lets you overclock even a 'locked' Intel Core i3 Skylake processor (Updated)

Thanks to ASRock's Sky OC BIOS update, we may be on the cusp of a return to the good old days when nearly any processor could be overclocked by ratcheting up its base clock.

Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015

EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Kingpin smashes benchmark records with 2,200MHz overclock!

EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Kingpin smashes benchmark records with 2,200MHz overclock!

EVGA just more than doubled the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti's core clock, smashing single-card records for 3DMark in the process.

Monday, 31 Aug 2015

MSI announces GeForce GTX 980 Ti Lightning for overclockers

MSI announces GeForce GTX 980 Ti Lightning for overclockers

MSI has announced the MSI GeForce GTX 980 Ti Lightning card for overclockers, complete with features like dual BIOS, a heftier triple-fan cooler, and an enhanced power phase design.

Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015

A sneak peek at the MSI Z170A XPower Gaming Titanium Edition

A sneak peek at the MSI Z170A XPower Gaming Titanium Edition

The MSI Z170A XPower Gaming Titanium Edition board sports a unique silver color scheme and is targeted at overclockers. Here's a quick look at some of the key features.

Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015

EVGA teases upcoming GeForce GTX 980 Ti Kingpin card for overclockers

EVGA teases upcoming GeForce GTX 980 Ti Kingpin card for overclockers

EVGA has released teaser images of its upcoming GeForce GTX 980 Ti Kingpin. The card is targeted at overclockers, with dual 8-pin and one 6-pin connector and a copper heatsink.

Wednesday, 8 Jul 2015

Mushkin keeps DDR3 alive with ECO2 memory line for enthusiasts and gamers

Mushkin keeps DDR3 alive with ECO2 memory line for enthusiasts and gamers

Mushkin has announced its ECO2 line of memory products targeted at budget-conscious enthusiasts and gamers.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

G.Skill claims fastest DDR4 memory kit at 3666MHz

G.Skill claims fastest DDR4 memory kit at 3666MHz

G.Skill has announced a new 16GB (4 x 4GB) kit in its Ripjaws 4 series of DDR4 memory clocked at a record-setting high of 3666MHz!

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