GIGABYTE X79-UD3 Motherboard with New F7 BIOS Smashes Intel® X79 World Records
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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
2011/12/29   

 

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.


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 32M6mins 8.516 seconds
PiFast – 13.02 seconds
CPUz5643.3MHz


 
“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/
 
Click the link below to watch a video of these world records being broken:
http://youtu.be/F89l38YiHcw
 
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://www.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:

Model Product Web Page BIOS Download Link
G1.Assassin 2   http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4046#bios
GA-X79-UD7   http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4047#bios
GA-X79-UD5   http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4049#bios
GA-X79-UD3   http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4050#bios


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