Intel Core i7 Gets Overclocked to 5.6GHz

An Intel Core i7 has been overclocked to 5.6GHz on a Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 motherboard. The motherboard is the first in the world to achieve a multiplier of 57x. Although it’s not the fastest a chip has been overclocked, that record was set at 8.58Ghz, it is the fastest this model of the Core i7 has reached.

Take a look at the video below to see it in action and how it was achived:


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