Intel Ivy Bridge Processor Overclocking Proves Challenging For Some Motherboard ReviewPosted on 2012-04-27 12:08:48 by Thomas De Maesschalck
If you plan on buying an Intel Ivy Bridge processor we have an article that you have to read today! We have discovered an issue on Gigabyte motherboards that use the Intel 6-series of chipsets that is going to cause overclockers to cringe. Basically, the Gigabyte Z68 and P67 motherboards can't overclock Ivy Bridge processors as the CPU multiplier is locked due to BIOS limitations. This means that Intel 'k' sku processors like the Intel Core i7-3770K processor are stuck at a multiplier of 39 on these boards!
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