ASRock X58 Motherboard Sets Core i7 950 OC Record

Almost 50% overclock on air cooling.

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Published Fri, Apr 10 2009 3:42 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:37 PM CST
The ASRock X58 SuperComputer motherboard has driven the Core i7 to new heights, setting a new overclocking record for the Core i7 950 processor.

ASRock X58 Motherboard Sets Core i7 950 OC Record
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According to the Overclocking World Record Database, George Hsu has managed to overclock the Core i7 to 4431.75 MHz. The 44.5% overclock was acheived on air cooling using 2GB of G.Skill DDR3-2000 and an ASUS 9800GT video card.

Zac provides professional IT support by day, but plays the role of enthusiast by night. He's been building high-end custom computer for the nearly fifteen years and writing PC hardware reviews for the better part of a decade. Aside from computers, he also dabbles in quite a bit of home A/V equipment. Throughout the years, Zac has picked up an extensive knowledge of power circuitry and leverages this to provide the PSU reviews. When not found testing or writing, you can often find him speeding through the winding countryside on his motorcycle.

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