GIGABYTE X79-UD3 with New F7 BIOS Smashes Intel® X79 World Records

News Editor: Tony Le Bourne Date: 02-01-2012 [ Print | 0 comment(s) ]  Discuss in Forums

The GIGABYTE X79-UD3 becomes the World’s First Motherboard to Achieve 57x Multiplier with Intel® Core™i7 3930K.


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GIGABYTE TECHNOLGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced a record highest clock speed on the Intel® Core™ i7 3930K processor, producing new Intel® Core™ i7 3930K processor records for Super Pi and PiFast benchmarks. These records were achieved using the GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD3, the first motherboard to reach a maximum possible multiplier of 57x.

Equipped with the recently issued F7 BIOS and liquid nitrogen cooling, respected overclocker Hicookie was able to reach an incredible clock speed of 5,643.3MHz (5.6GHz) on an Intel® Core™ i7 3930K processor. This record clock speed was reached using a never seen before 57x CPU multiplier configurations thanks to the F7 BIOS, producing record scores for the Super Pi 1M and 32M and PiFast benchmarks.

New World Records (inc. HWBot links)
Super Pi 1M - 6.64 seconds
Super Pi 32M – 6mins 8.516 seconds
PiFast – 13.02 seconds
CPUz – 5643.3MHz

“These new world records underline how the GIGABYTE 3-way digital power engine on existing X79 motherboards makes breathtaking performance possible on our X79 series enthusiast platforms. They should also erase any skepticism regarding the performance and overclocking capabilities of our new F7 BIOS for GIGABYTE X79 motherboards,” commented Tim Handley, Deputy Director of Motherboard Marketing at GIGABYTE.

System Specifications
GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD3 (F7 BIOS)
Intel® Core™ i7 3930K* (@5,643.3MHz)
Kingston HyperX Genesis PC3-19200 2GB x 4 (@2376MHz)
Corsair AX1200

You can find Hi Cookie’s official benchmark submissions on HWBot here:
http://hwbot.org/hardware/processor/core_i7_3930k/

watch a video of these world records being broken:



GIGABYTE X79-UD3
The GIGABYTE X79-UD3 motherboard is designed for mainstream enthusiasts who want to experience the latest Intel® Core™ i7 processors without compromising on performance or features. Based on a unique 3-way Digital Engine that brings unprecedented control over the way power is delivered to your CPU and Memory, the GIGABYTE X79-UD3 also features 4-way SLI and Crossfire X graphics, PCIe Gen 3.0 support and 4 channel DDR3 memory.

More information about the GIGABYTE X79-UD3 can be found here:
http://uk.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4050#ov

New GIGABYTE F7 BIOS for Whole X79 Motherboard Series
F7 BIOS updates are available for the entire GIGABYTE X79 motherboard series. Users wanting to update to the latest firmware can download the respective BIOSes from the following links:

G1.Assassin 2 BIOS Download Link

GA-X79-UD7 BIOS Download Link

GA-X79-UD5 BIOS Download Link

GA-X79-UD3 BIOS Download Link


To learn more about our all new 3-way Digital Power Engine and GIGABYTE X79 series motherboards, please go to: http://uk.gigabyte.com/MicroSite/304/x79.html.

Tagged as: gigabyte, motherboard, ud3, bios, x79, lga 2011, sandy bridge e

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