Monday, December 22, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
North Korean Internet Otage Fuels Speculation
Semiconductor Market Set for Strongest Growth in Four Years in 2014
New Asus Dual-camera Zenfone Coming At CES
Samsung Introduces SE790C Curved Monitor
Chinese Motion-sensing VR Glasses Coming On Kickstarter
Kodak Returns To CES With Consumer Product Line
North Korea Suggests Joint Inverstigation With U.S. Over Sony Hacking
T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million To Settle Case With FCC
Active Discussions
Digital Audio Extraction and Plextools
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
 Home > News > PC Parts > Intel H...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, June 27, 2013
Intel H87 Chipset Reportedly Allows Ratio-Based CPU Overclocking


Although Intel's CPU ratio overclocking potential of the new Haswell chips has been officially limited to the Z87-based motherboards with a Haswell "K" processor onboard, it seems that some H87 motherboards are also allowing you to boost the clock of your CPU.

According to Intel, the full overclocking capabilities (Base Clock frequency multipliers: 125MHz and 167MHz; fine grain base clock; unlocked CPU ratios and; unlocked memory) of the Haswell "K" SKUs require the use of a Z87 (Lynx Point) motherboard. The remaining H,B and Q87 chipsets are only offering unlocked processor graphics adn unlocked power.

However, Tom's Hardware claims that there is a BIOS option called "Non-Z OC" in ASRock's H87 Performance motherboard, which suggests Intel might have "forgotten" to turn unlocked ratios off in one of its lower-end platforms. This could allow you to drop a K-series CPU into the specific $105 motherboard and overclock it using the processor?s ratio multipliers. The cost savings compared to Z87 would be significant.

The ovreclocking capability is currently available in the particular ASRock mainboard and an Intel Core i7-4770K processor. And of course, Asrock?s "non-Z OC" feature does not unlock multipliers on non-K Haswell CPUs.

What's left to see is whether other motherboard vendors will come out with enthusiast-oriented boards centering on H87 Express.


Previous
Next
NSA Has Been Collecting Raw Internet Data, New Report Says        All News        Opera Browser Hit By Security Breach
Intel To Focus On Mobile Chips     PC Parts News      Sandisk Invests In Cloud Storage Provider Panzura

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Intel, IBM Follow Different Strategies On 14nm FinFET
Intel Unifies and Simplifies Connectivity for IoT
TSMC To Make Intel's SoFIA Handset Chips
Intel to Invest in China Factory
Intel and Luxottica To Collaborate On Smart Eyewear
Intel Offers Professor Stephen Hawking Ability to Better Communicate
Intel Acquires Security Firm PasswordBox
Intel To Release Chromecast-like Thumb-sized PCs
Intel Gives Upbeat Outlook for 2015 Revenue
Intel Labs Showcase Low-energy DRAM Memory
Intel to Merge Mobile Business With PC Division
Intel Light Beams to Speed Up Supercomputers, Details New Intel Xeon Phi, MICA Smart Bracelet

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .