One of the things that we are noticing is that all the leaks and other information coming out of Chipzilla, suggests that the outfit is getting excited about the overclocking market.
Running well on stock AMD Wraith cooler
While we wait for AMD to launch its first Zen-based Summit Ridge CPUs and Excavator-based 7th generation Bristol Ridge APUs, the flagship Bristol Ridge A12-9800 APU has already been overclocked by a Korean user with stock AMD Wraith CPU cooler.
BCLK aware V/F curve and AVX negative ratio offset
Kaby Lake will be a better overclocker. At least this is what Intel is telling its partners right now. The successor to Skylake architecture will have two overclocking enhancements the BCLK aware V/F curve and AVX negative ratio offset.
DDR4 hits 5189.2MHz
G.Skill was quite proud to note that its memory has managed to break a total of 12 overclocking records in 8 different benchmarks during Computex 2016 show, with DDR4 memory hitting impressive 5189.2MHz.
Toppc hits new memory frequency world record
G.Skill has announced that its Trident Z DDR4 memory has achieved a new frequency record of over 5000MHz.
Stop it now, it is too damn useful
There have been rumours that Chipzilla was leaning on motherboard vendors to pull overclocking of non-K Skylake processor capabilities from their feature lists. Now it is starting to look like it is true.
v1.07 BIOS updates now available
Following the rest of motherboard manufacturers, EVGA has now released new Z170 motherboard BIOS updates that bring BCLK overclocking for Intel non-K Skylake CPUs on Z170 Express chipset based motherboards.
Calls it Sky OC technology
Asrock has decided to join in on the fun of non-K Skylake CPU overclocking by releasing new BIOS updates that include the so called Sky OC technology feature and allow BCLK overclocking for non-K series Skylake CPUs on Asrock Z170 Express chipset based motherboards.
EVGA GTX 980 Ti K|NGP|N Edition breaks three more records
Vince "K|NGP|N" Lucido has broken three 3DMark World single card records by pushing the EVGA Geforce GTX 980 Ti K|NGP|N Edition to 2200MHz for the GPU on LN2.
To give a bit more juice to Fiji GPU-based graphics cards
Sapphire has launched a new version of its TriXX monitoring and overclocking software which will bring both voltage control on Fiji GPU-based graphics cards as well as an ability to overclock high bandwidth memory.