Intel Core i7 3770K Breaks the 7 GHz Mark

An overclocker from Taiwan by the name of HiCookie has overclocked Intel Core i7 3770K E1 (Ivy Bridge) past 7 GHz. He used Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H motherboard, Corsair memory, Corsair AX 1200 power supply and of course liquid nitrogen to achieve this. 3 cores were disabled while HT was enabled, FSB was 111.63 MHz, 63x multiplier was used and the core voltage was a whopping 1.956V. Before this, the record was held by nkdfactory from Japan who achieved the highest frequency of 6931.1 MHz.

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