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A new CPU overclocking was record was released today. Record-breaking motherboard maker, ASRock Inc., is excited to announce that Intel’s new start Ivy Bridge Core i7-3770K processor was able to be overclocked to incredible 6.9 GHz with the company’s newly released Z77 Extreme6 motherboard. The overclocking-friendly Z77 Extreme6 mobo was designed for optimized performance and built upon top-quality components that are ripe for extreme amounts of overclocking.
The new record was created by the world’s legendary overclocker, Nick Shih, who had been topped the Professional Overclockers League for 18 months straight. With only two-years’ of overclocking experience, Nick Shih is a living legend who holds the world champion title as well as being multiple overclocking world-records keeper which included both 2D and 3D tests.
Of course, good overclocking is only possible with a good cooling setup. By using liquid nitrogen (LN2) cooling, the ASRock Z77 Extreme6 motherboard is allowed to achieve the highest of CPU overclocks at 6.9 GHz! Moreover, the PC is even able to run Super PI 1M calculation programs stably and scores a speedy 5.304 seconds. Whoop! That’s really amazing and exciting.
CPU-Z is ideal for keeping an eye on clocks. It shows how crazy the Core i7-3770K is with a 97 percent increase in speed to 6.9 GHz from default 3.5 GHz with the ASRock Z77 Extreme6 motherboard.
The world’s legendary OC master, Nick Shih, managed to hit 6.9 GHz, and completely run the Super PI 1M calculations in only 5.304 seconds. Compared with 10 seconds at stock speed, you can easily see the performance of the platform.
Miracles also happened to Nick Shih’s with another OC experiment. With the same configuration which includes Intel’s latest Ivy Bridge Core i7 3770K processor, the ASRock Z77 Extreme6 mainboard can overclock CPU to a frequency of 6.7 GHz and completely run Super PI 32M calculation programs in only 4 minutes and 53.719 seconds.
With LN2 cooling, the ASRock Z77 Extreme6 is able to maintain a CPU speed of 6.7 GHz, and run Super PI 32M programs in such a short period of time – 4 mins and 53.719 secs. Users can easily see how stable the system was.
Overclockable motherboards require unbeatable hardware specifications together with tweaking software tools. With Premium Gold Caps, Digi Power, 8 + 4 Power Phase Design and ASRock’s signature XFast 555 Technology, the ASRock Z77 Extreme6 is perfect for bringing unparalleled overclocking performance to serious overclockers. In addition to the Z77 Extreme6, the high performance ASRock Intel 7-series Motherboard Series come with everything essential that help your PC to accommodate a large percent increase in stock speed. To unleash rig’s max. power, all you need is a right motherboard from ASRock!
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