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US Air Force Broke the Maglev World Speed Record

The US Air Force’s 846th Test Squadron has had a lot of practice when it comes to both breaking records and magnetic levitation. As well as setting the initial record a number of years ago, they have…

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Overclockers Crank World-Record Speeds out of Skylake Core i7-6700K

Two renowned overclockers have pushed Intel’s Core i7-6700K CPU to its absolute limit, breaking the world record in the process. The German pair, Der8auer and Dancop, overclocked the retail Skylake processor to hit 7007.85MHz, using an…

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Sub-15 Minute Fallout 3 Speedrun Sets New World Record

An intrepid speedrunner has managed to complete Fallout 3 in under 15 minutes, setting a new world record. YouTube user Rydou used a combination of quicksaving/quickoading to skip dialogues, clipping through walls to skip large swathes…

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Dinos22 Achieves Impressive New X99 OC World Record

Extreme overclocking is something that is reserved for just a few, but those who can and do this are highly passioned and most certainly very good at what they do. Records are being set and records…

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World Largest Arcade Machine is Taller Than an Elephant

Jason Camberis, a network engineer from Chicago, doesn’t do things in a small way! He’s gone and built the worlds largest arcade machine and it’s so large, it stands taller than an elephant! This monster of…

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Tesla Model S Does Record-Breaking 452.8 Miles On One Charge

Tesla’s premium electric sedan, the Model S P85D, has managed a world-record 452.8 (728.7 km) mile journey on a single battery charge. The feat was achieved in Denmark by Bjørn Nyland, a programmer with the University…

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Enter Now to Play The Largest Minesweeper Game Ever on 24 Monitors!

Cinemassive has decided to honour the 30th anniversary of Minesweeper with a once in a lifetime opportunity. This competition involves the largest Minesweeper game ever devised on 24 HD monitors and 10 entrants will battle it out…

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Intel Core i7-6700K ‘Skylake’ Almost Reaches Magical 7.0GHz

Chi-Kui Lam has set a world overclocking record for the i7-6700K, which came tantalizing close to the 7.0GHz mark and achieved a stable maximum figure of 6998.88MHz. As a professional overclocker, he managed this feat by increasing the…

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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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8Pack and der8auer Smash 3 World Records at ROG OC Showdown 2015

8Pack isn’t known as one of the best overclockers in the world for no reason and he has just shown everyone why that is at the recent ASUS ROG OC  Showdown Area 2015 by not only…

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Poo Bus Sets Regular Service Bus Speed Record

While we haven’t found much use for human excrement, cow manure powers the fastest regular service bus yet. Called the “Bus Hound”, this British bus cracked the land speed record for a regular service bus, clocking…

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Girl Writes Giant Message in Desert for Her Astronaut Father

What do you do when you want to message a member of your family? You call them, text them, perhaps drop them a message on Facebook. This is of course quite simple and thanks to modern technology,…

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Donkey Kong’s Four Year World Record Broken

Anyone who’s even a little bit into video games knows about the clout surrounding Nintendo’s original Donkey Kong arcade. Top tier gamers have been battling to achieve and smash high scores since its release in early 1981. For nearly…

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$750,250 Final Bid For World Largest Video Game Collection

Michael Thomasson set the world record for having the worlds largest video game collection, as he had amassed over 11,000 unique games over the years since 1998 when he started work for a video game resale…

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Man Breaks World Record By Building 50ft Optimus Prime From Balloons

While there are people in this world intent on breaking the record for the 100m sprint, highest sky dive, fastest time cycling across Europe and many other great achievements, John Reid was blowing up balloons. The…

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GoPro Release GoPro Hero2 Footage Of 2012 Baumgartner Jump

On October 14th 2012, Felix Baumgartner set a new world record for highest ever skydive. I remember sitting there and watching the whole thing live as the whole event unfolded, in what was likely one of…

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One Simple E-Mail Ended With Complete Worldwide Chaos Inside The BP Corporation

If you are an employee in a corporation, most notably a worldwide corporation, then you are most likely required to send out e-mails to different departments. That’s what happened at BP, where an employee wrote an…

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Gadget Show Create Worlds Largest Game Of Pac-Man

We all love playing on the big screen from time to time, but for Namco Bandai and Channel 5’s The Gadget Show, that simply isn’t enough. The shows team worked together with Namco Bandai to create…

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EVGA Hardware Dominates The 3DMark Leaderboards With 9 World Records

EVGA has once again teamed up with extreme overclocker Vince “k|ngp|n” Lucido to set no less than nine 3DMark World Records using the latest EVGA hardware! Armed with the new EVGA X79 Dark motherboard, EVGA GeForce…

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Retail i7 4770K Reaches 7068MHz With MSI Z87 XPower

While people have complained that the new Haswell processors just aren’t good overclockers, the “Overclocking Knights” have taken a retail sample of the Core i7 4770K to beyond 7GHz, 7068.52MHz to be exact. All previous leading…

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G.Skill TridentX Reaches 4400MHz!

G.Skill have just announced that their Trident X memory has been taken to new levels – a staggering 4400MHz! That sets a new world record for the highest memory frequency and it is a staggeringly high…

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AMD A10-6800K “Richland” Sets New World Record @ 8.2GHz

A Finnish overclockers who goes by the name of “The Stilt” has bagged him self a new world record for highest CPU overclock, no easy task given the clock speeds involved and that the benchmark for…

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£125,000 Edition Of Grid 2 Available For Pre-Order At Game

Codemasters have unleashed the world’s most expensive videogame with the GRID 2: Mono Edition, which is available for pre-order at a bargain price of just £125,000. This exclusive edition of the game is available for just…

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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…