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Intel Core i7-4770K Overclocked to 7 GHz


The Watchful Moderator
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Mar 2, 2009
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Alright you two. Points made by both and so it is time to move on.
Jul 19, 2006
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I suggest that both of you put each other on ignore and leave each other alone. Nobody wants to see this and if it continues something will be done about it. I'll leave it to you two to behave like adults and cease this bickering on the forum.

Thank you.


where the hell are my stars
Jul 23, 2006
27,510 (6.02/day)
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Benchmark Scores Zoom zoom mofo
CPU-Z says 4 cores, just with that it's already a lot more impressive than that FX record OC that turned off 7 of the 8 cores.
Click the link in my post 8.1x with 8 cores enabled and dual channel memory. Which is more enabled than this chip...
Sep 22, 2012
804 (0.35/day)
Belgrade, Serbia
System Name Intel® X99 Wellsburg
Processor Intel® Core™ i7-5820K - 4.5GHz
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Cooling EK RGB Monoblock + EK XRES D5 Revo Glass PWM
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I hope Intel will improve platforms little faster with new features.
Example now is time and for Intel fans to think on more than 4 cores. HT help but better 6 cores.
Than I decide to wait Haswell Extreme. More and more games would be better on 6 core, platform stay and for next 2-3 years better to think on that way.
Other things is real progress not instructions, that's talking about SATA Express, DDR4 and with some 6 core that's real good stuff for gaming in next years. For me is better waiting that than now sell and upgrade on similar performance.
Mar 7, 2007
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System Name HAL
Processor Core i7 4770k @ 4.6 ghz.
Motherboard Asus Maximus VII Hero
Cooling H80i Closed loop liquid cooling.
Memory 4x 4 (16) GB Corsair Vengeance ddr3 2133 @ 2200
Video Card(s) GTX 1080 FTW
Storage 256 GB Ocz V4 SSD "Thank you Kreij (Dean)" + 2x 1TB drives.
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Case Corsair Carbide MId tower
Audio Device(s) LG system through optical 5.1
Power Supply CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX850M
Software Microsoft Windows 10 x64
Benchmark Scores Haven (3720), Cinebench (932)
Still running my i7 960 @ 4 ghz.. Gimme a reliable 5 ghz + and I might upgrade...
But it's not making me feel particularly urgent..
Still nice though.