Wednesday February 01, 2017

ASUS Kaby Lake Overclocking Guide

I can sum up Kaby Lake overclocking in three words; voltage, voltage, luck. ASUS can sum up Kaby Lake overclocking in 27,975 words...but I won't list those here. However, you can head over to the ASUS EdgeUp site and read up on Kaby Lake overclocking till you are likely blue in the face. And that EdgeUp site has an awesome system builder too.

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Conroe, Sandy Bridge, Ivy Bridge, Haswell, Skylake, and anything in between, we’ve overclocked them all. Each had their pros and cons, but the standout architecture in that list was Sandy Bridge. Good samples were capable of achieving stable overclocks of 5GHz on air cooling. It’s a landmark that has proven elusive, until now. Finally, we have a worthy successor: Kaby Lake. Intel’s latest processors make 5GHz overclocks possible with air cooling, and you even can go beyond that. No need for lengthy intros when excitement levels are at fever pitch. Let’s get down to business!