Gigabyte Boasts 7.032 GHz CPU Clock Record on Ivy Bridge

In our recent overclocking review of the Core i7-3770K, we showed what Ivy Bridge can do on air and its limitations compared to previous Sandy Bridge CPUs. Gigabyte, with the help of overclocker HiCookie, set out to show what the Core i7-3770K can do on liquid nitrogen cooling and Gigabyte motherboards. HiCookie was able to surpass the 7.0 GHz milestone using a Core i7 3770K processor, while pushing the Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H motherboard to a fully validated 7.032 GHz using liquid nitrogen cooling. This is regarded as the current highest Ivy Bridge CPU frequency and a world record according to global overclocking website

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Monster GIGABYTE Z77X-UD3H hits 3770K 7.03GHz

System Specification
Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H
Intel Core i7 3770K
CPU Cooled by Liquid Nitrogen
Corsair Dominator GT (@2250 MHz)
Corsair AX1200 PSU
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In addition, HiCookie has broken the current highest memory speed for the Intel Ivy Bridge platform, reaching 3280MHz, with all four memory slots populated using a GA-Z77X-UD5H motherboard and G.Skill Trident X DDR3-2800 memory.

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DDR3-3280MHz 4 Slots Full Dimms on GIGABYTE Z77X-UD5H

System Specifications
Intel Core i7 3770K
CPU Cooled by Liquid Nitrogen
Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H
Gskill Trident X DDR3-2800 4GB x 4 16GB (4 slots)
Corsair AX1200W PSU
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  • DarkenMoon97
    Before you know it, this will be everyday speeds.
  • xtreme5
    ohhh, that's interesting btw how long last will this oc...
  • sirencall
    darkenmoon97Before you know it, this will be everyday speeds.

    I remember 5ghz was ground breaking speeds that needed liquid nitrogen to keep its only gonna get crazier