We have featured a number of overclocking records here on Geeky Gadgets in the past but now overclocker “Hicoookie” has achieved a new high clockspeed on the Intel Core i7 3930K processor.
Hicoookie achieved the new X79 Overclocking Record using F7 BIOS and cranking the chip past 5.6GHz using a Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 motherboard, the worlds first motherboard to achieve a mulitplier of 57x. Watch the video after the jump to see the overclock in action.
Tim Handley, Deputy Director of Motherboard Marketing at Gigabyte explains:
“These new world records underline how the Gigabyte 3-way digital power engine on existing X79 motherboards makes breathtaking performance possible on our X79 series enthusiast platforms. They should also erase any skepticism regarding the performance and overclocking capabilities of our new F7 BIOS for Gigabyte X79 motherboards,”
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