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

World’s First Motherboard to Achieve 57x Multiplier with Intel® Core™i7 3930K

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Taipei, Taiwan, December, 29th 2011 – 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.

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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

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.

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:

Hi Cookie’s official benchmark submissions on HWBot

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