Intel Ivy Bridge overclocked to over 7GHz

Posted on Thursday, Mar 01 2012 @ 18:44 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Legit Reviews reports overclockers are already breaking the 7GHz barrier with samples of Intel's Core i7-377k "Ivy Bridge" processor:
This was achieved using 1.889 Volts on a 63x multiplier at 112.11 MHz on the bus for a 7.06 Ghz overclock using dry ice. While the Ivy Bridge Core processors might end up a bit late, their performance and overclocking looks solid, and with prices shaping up to be similar to current Sandy Bridge CPUs the future looks promising for enthusiasts.

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