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Seasonic’s Platinum 1200 Watt Power Supply Assists In World Record

Seasonic Electronics Company was founded 40 years ago and prides itself on research and development with the aim of providing consumers with cutting edge technology. This is the case with the Platinum 1200 power supply which…

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GIGABYTE Hosts X99 Champion Challenge on HWBOT

It’s that jolly season that is upon us again, it’s overclocking time. Okay, maybe not that jolly, but interesting none-the-less. GIGABYTE is hosting the X99 Champion Challenge on HWBOT.org. The contest is open to anyone and it…

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GIGABYTE Z97-Pentium AE Beat the Heat Challenge

GIGABYTE today announced its latest overclocking contest hosted on HWBOT.org, the GIGABYTE Z97-Pentium AE Beat the Heat Challenge. The main focus will be centred on the latest GIGABYTE 9 series motherboards and the G3258 Intel Pentium…

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Windows 8 RTC Bug Fix Discovered

Christian Ney over at OCaholic has discovered the root cause of the Windows 8 RTC bug that led HWBot to ban all Windows 8 submissions. In collaboration with CPU-Z author Franck Delattre it was discovered that overclocking…

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HWBot Update Windows 8 Submission Rules, Exemptions To Ban

On the back of HWBot recently announcing a blanket-ban for all Windows 8 submitted scores due to an RTC exploit they have now updated the ban with some exemptions and clarifications. Christian Ney, head of moderation, has…

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HWBot No Longer Accepts Windows 8-based Submissions

HWBot recently announced that it will no longer accept submissions of benchmarks records from the Windows 8 operating system. HWBot discovered that the way Windows 8 handles the Real Time Clock (RTC) potentially compromises the veracity…

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KINGPIN Makes a New World Record With GeForce GTX Titan in Quad SLI

Legendary overclocker/LN2 pot maker Vince Lucido AKA KINGPIN raised everyone’s eyes by setting a world record with new Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan in a Quad SLI configuration. Via LN2 overclocking, KINGPIN was able to bench it…