Ivy Bridge surpasses 7GHz on Gigabyte board thanks to HiCookie
Ryan Martin / 359 days ago
Gigabyte today announced the record highest validated CPU clock speed on the Intel Core i7 3770K processor using a Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H motherboard, as well as the new world record highest DDR3 memory speed using the Gigabyte Z77X-U5H motherboard.
The 7.0 GHz milestone was surpassed using an Intel 3rd generation Core i7 3770k processor (aka Ivy Bridge) by renowned overclocker HiCookie, pushing the Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H motherboard to a fully validated 7.03 GHz using liquid nitrogen cooling. This is regarded as the current #1 highest Ivy Bridge CPU frequency and a world record according to respected global overclocking website HWBot.org.
Additionally, HiCookie has broken the current highest memory speed for the Intel Ivy Bridge platform, reaching an unprecedented 3280MHz with all 4 memory slots populated using the GA-Z77X-UD5H motherboards and G.Skill Trident X DDR3-2800 memory – also a new world record.