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Team.AU Go Sub-Zero At Respawn LAN with Gigabyte and Intel

Melbourne, Australia: Over the weekend of September 21st and 22nd, Team.AU demonstrated the new Intel Core i7 4000-series “Ivy Bridge-E” enthusiast processor at RespawnLAN v28 using liquid nitrogen (-196°C) based cooling. The demonstration utilised Intel X79 based motherboards from GIGABYTE, graphics by NVIDIA and memory, power supplies and storage by Corsair. The Team.AU extreme overclockers also continued to explore the Intel Core i7 4000-series “Haswell” consumer platform based on GIGABYTE motherboards using the Intel Z87 chipset. Using a system based on the new Intel Core i7 4960X “Ivy Bridge-E” processor, Team.AU demonstrated the increase in processing efficiency in this next generation Core i7 6-core CPU. This new fastest enthusiast desktop processor on the market showed a clear dominance in the CPU and Physics scores of benchmarks such as 3DMark11, 3DMark Vantage and 3DMark06, showing off the multi-threaded power of the new Ivy Bridge-E micro-architecture. The Team.AU members in attendance, James “Youngpro” Trevaskis, Dino “Dinos22” Strkljevic and Carl “SniperOZ” Hollingsworth ran the Intel Core i7 4960X just over 5.5GHz using the extreme sub-zero temperatures possible using liquid nitrogen. System Specifications Used: 1x Intel Core i7 4960X @ 5.5GHz 1x GIGABYTE GA-X79-UP4 with X01 BIOS 1x NVIDIA GIGABYTE GTX 780 OC @ 1200MHz 1x Corsair Platinum 2666 Quad Channel RAM @ DDR3-2646 9-12-12-21 2T 1...





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