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EVGA Unleashes the EVGA EPOWER V


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The EVGA “Untouchables” EPOWER V card is a standalone VRM board that provides additional power for target devices, such as graphics cards or motherboards. The board is designed to provide two fully-independent voltage outputs, and features a built-in EVBot MKII to allow voltage control on the fly. Take your benching experience to the Very limits of your hardware’s capability with the EVGA EPOWER V.

ASUS Republic of Gamers Launches Rampage VI Series Motherboards


TAIPEI, Taiwan, August 8, 2017 — The latest generation of high-end desktop motherboards has arrived from ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) and it’s been more than worth the wait. Based on the new Intel X299 platform, the ROG Rampage VI Extreme and Rampage VI Apex motherboards are designed to help gamers and enthusiasts get the most out of their PCs.

EK Water Blocks Releases EK-SF3D Inflection Point EVO


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EK Water Blocks, Ljubljana based premium water cooling gear manufacturer, is proud to introduce EK-SF3D Inflection Point EVO, company’s second product from the line of liquid nitrogen (LN2) evaporation coolers for competitive overclockers.

EK-SF3D Inflection Point EVO is a high performance universal CPU liquid nitrogen evaporation cooler, the result of a joint venture between Petri ‘SF3D’ Korhonen, legendary overclocker and extreme evaporation cooler designer from Finland, and EK design & engineering team. The product is made of electrolytic grade nickel plated copper in order to provide the necassery mass to even out the temperature fluctuation. Excellent weight to surface area ratio ensures confident controll over temperatures. Precise and rapid response at any working temperature is what this product is all about – even when cooling the hottest CPUs on the market. Top extension is made from black anodized high quality aluminium alloy.

EK Water Blocks Releases Its First LN2 Evaporation Cooler


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EK Water Blocks, Ljubljana based premium water cooling gear manufacturer, is proud to introduce EK-SF3D Triple Point EVO, company’s first product from the line of liquid nitrogen (LN2) evaporation cooler for competitive overclockers. Used in conjunction with up to four Module Adapters this unit allows extreme overclocking of virtually any (DDR-)SDRAM memory module (of any generation).

Corsair Announces Vengeance Extreme DDR3-3000 Memory


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Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC hardware market, today announced new Vengeance Extreme 8GB dual-channel DDR3 memory kits rated at 3000MHz, the world’s fastest rated production PC memory kits. Fitted with low profile “racing red” heat spreaders, the new 2x4GB memory kits operate at 3000 MHz air-cooled, with latency settings of 12-14-14-36, at 1.65V. A Kingpin Cooling memory cooler is included for overclockers who want to use LN2 (liquid nitrogen) to reach memory speeds well beyond 3000 MHz.

ASRock Announces FM2 OC Competition


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The global leading motherboard brand ASRock announced today to organize ASRock FM2 OC Competition with HWBOT, the top organization hosting the world’s only 24/7 overclocking competition bring together 35,000 participants and feature competition in thousands of categories. The participants will be competing for highest CPU-Z or 3DMark Vantage score which is submitted to HWBOT.org using the benchmark’s performance preset.

Andre Yang Sets New Global CPU Frequency World Record – AMD FX-8350 At 8.794 GHz


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World renowned overclocker Andre Yang is in the spotlight again for setting a new overall CPU frequency world record with a CPU-Z-validated speed of 8.794 GHz, this time using a new AMD FX-8350 processor. This beats not only the old FX-8350 record of 8.670 GHz, but also the overall frequency limit (previously 8.709 GHz achieved using an AMD FX-8150 processor) – both of which were also done by him.

Introducing The ‘GIGABYTE Winter OC Whiteout’ Overclocking Contest


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GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announces its latest overclocking competition, the ‘GIGABYTE Winter OC Whiteout’, an open overclocking competition hosted at HWBOT. The ‘GIGABYTE Winter OC Whiteout’ also features a special bonus prize for the snowiest and most festive submission photo.

The ‘GIGABYTE Winter OC Whiteout’ starts today, running until January 20th 2013 and is open to all overclockers using any Intel® processor on any compatible GIGABYTE motherboard. The competition centers around three key stages, each containing a 3D benchmark with specific limitations imposed to level the playing field. A GIGABYTE Z77X-UD4H motherboard plus, a Cooler Master Seidon 120M liquid cooler will be awarded for the winner of each stage.

‘Winter OC Whiteout’ Stages:

  • Stage 1: 3DMark11 “No X79″- Intel CPU; Single GPU only
  • Stage 2: 3DMark Vantage “Dual core” – Dual or Single core Intel CPUs only; Single GPU
  • Stage 3: Heaven DX11 “Full Out” – Any Intel CPU; Single GPU only

Bonus Stage: Show us Your Winter Wonderland Submission Photos
As a special bonus, the ‘Winter OC Whiteout’ will also offer a prize for the submission photo that most creatively inspires the festive spirit. So make sure to snap your submission photo when your LN2 pot is at it absolute snowiest.

On January 10th 2012, the ten snowiest and most festive submission photos will be added to the GIGABYTE Motherboard Tech Column Facebook page. The photo that receives the most Facebook ‘likes’ by midnight on January 20th 2012, claims the prize. The bonus winner will receive a GIGABYTE Z77-HD4 motherboard plus a Cooler Master Sirus S-5.1 gaming headset.

Prizes

Each stage winner will win:

  • GIGABYTE Z77X-UD4H motherboard
  • Cooler Master Seidon 120M liquid cooling kit

Bonus Stage Prize:

  • GIGABYTE Z77-HD4 motherboard
  • Cooler Master Sirus S-5.1 gaming headset

This contest will run from December 20th 2012 with final score submissions and Facebook ‘Likes’ until midnight on January 20th 2012. Note: In the event of a tied score, the highest 3DMark11 score will determine the winner. For the scoring, contest rules and more, please see the contest page at HWBOT.

Nick Shih Hits 7.93 GHz With AMD A10-5800K APU


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The most talented overclocker in the world, Nick Shih breaks another record. Well, actually it’s more likely the other way around. World record breaker Nick Shih overclocks again! This time he has reached an unearthly 7930.69 MHz with the new socket FM2 APU and ASRock’s FM2A85X Extreme6 motherboard, which places him numero uno on HWBOT again.

“I absolutely love having fun with some of the best gizmos around, such as the new socket FM2 APUs and ASRock FM2A85X Extreme6. You can always expect amazing results when you are dealing with these reliable hardware. For me, 7.93 GHz is merely a warm up. 8 GHz ready or not, here I come!” exclaimed the much excited Nick Shih.

GIGABYTE Team Up With KINGPIN Cooling And G.SKILL For Ultimate Overclockers Dream Xmas Giveaway


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GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the ‘Ultimate OverClockers Dream Xmas Giveaway’, a competition hosted on Facebook in conjunction with KINGPIN Cooling and G.SKILL memory.

Running from December 13th to 27th 2012, the ‘Ultimate OverClockers Dream Xmas Giveaway’ is a prize draw open to all Facebook users. Participation couldn’t be easier; simply ‘Like’ the GIGABYTE, KINGPIN and G.SKILL Facebook fanpages, share the event with your friends, and you could win a range of prizes including a GIGABYTE Z77X-UD4H motherboard.