After the release of MSI's X79 BIOS with support for the 4th Generation Intel Core i7 Processors (codenamed Ivy Bridge-E) in August and the launch of the 4th Generation Intel Core i7 Processors in September it was bound to happen; hardware performance world records getting shattered. Several overclockers worldwide broke in total 7 CPU based world records, demonstrating that the MSI X79 motherboards can push the CPU to its maximum. MSI's X79 flagship - Big Bang XPOWER II - was used by various enthusiast overclockers to push the 4th Generation Intel Core i7 Processors to new heights breaking 3 world records; wPrime 32m, wPrime 1024m and CineBench R11.5. MSI is even more proud that its very affordable X79A-GD45 Plus motherboard was able to break 4 world records with help of the skills of various overclockers across the globe. Besides breaking the Intel Core i7-4960X wPrime 1024m record, the X79A-GD45 Plus was also able to set new highest frequency settings for all the 3 new 4th Generation Intel Core i7 Processors, including an amazing 6.5 GHz on the Intel Core i7-4930K. The other 2 records are created with the 63x CPU multiplier. This shows that anyone who wants to overclock the 4th Generation Intel Core i7 Processors can't go wrong with MSI's overclocking motherboards.