Thursday, September 7, 2017

How to Hit 5.1GHz On The i5-7640X In 3 Easy Steps

In my experience, successfully overclocking any processor takes equal parts knowledge / luck of the draw, so it's best to have as much knowledge of overclocking as possible...just in case.
In this article, we’ll show you how to overclock the Intel Core i5-7640X (Kaby Lake-X) from the default speed of 4.0GHz to a whopping 5.1GHz, by simply changing 3 BIOS options on the ASRock X299 Taichi motherboard. You can check out the review of the ASRock X299 Taichi motherboard here.

Speaking of "luck of the draw," the Intel Core i7-7700K we use here at Hypothermia for testing has been running for months at 5GHz without a single hiccup.