GIGABYTE Breaks Overclocking World Record w/ HyperX Memory – 4620MHz

GIGABYTE Breaks Overclocking World Record Again with HyperX Memory

  • New Memory World Record Set at 4620MHz
  • HyperX OC Takeover (HOT) Overclocking Competition to Begin

Fountain Valley, CA – July 15, 2014 – HyperX, a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced that GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., overclocked HyperX memory to an astounding frequency of 4620MHz, the fastest memory speed in the world. The previous world record was also achieved in partnership with GIGABYTE and HyperX during Computex 2014.

On June 30, GIGABYTE overclockers “HiCookie” and “Sofos1990” achieved the world’s fastest memory frequency using one 4GB HyperX Predator 2933MHz DDR3 module (not yet available) on GIGABYTE’s Z97-SOC FORCE LN2 motherboard. The true, live frequency was accurately read via oscilloscope, monitored by an official HWBOT representative, and then submitted on Overclockers who want to see the world record can view the entire process on video here and here.

Starting this month, HyperX will begin looking for competitors for an extreme overclocking competition. Ten finalists representing Latin America, Asia, Europe and North America will ultimately compete in the HyperX OC Takeover (HOT) World Finals to be held during International CES 2015.

HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology encompassing high-speed DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives and headsets. Targeted at gamers, overclockers and enthusiasts, HyperX is known throughout the world for quality, performance and innovation. HyperX is committed to eSports as it sponsors over 20 teams globally and is the main sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters. HyperX can be found at many shows including Brasil Game Show, China Joy, DreamHack, Gamescom and PAX.


About HyperX

HyperX® is a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer. Established in 2002, HyperX is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please call 800-337-8410 or visit