GIGABYTE CES 2014 Extreme OC Event Breaks World Records

Overclocking World Records Broken at GIGABYTE CES 2014 Extreme OC Event

GIGABYTE and Co-Sponsors Intel®, G.SKILL and Enermax Bring LN2 to the Las Vegas Desert: Produce Three World Records 


City of Industry, California, January 16th, 2014 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards today announces three World Record Overclocking submissions during its CES 2014 Extreme OC Event at Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas. Congrats to Vivi and STEPONZ, along with Dinos22 and HiCookie, who broke world records on 3DMark06, Unigine Heaven Extreme and Cinebench benchmarks.

Held during CES 2104 at the Caesar’s Palace Conference Center, Las Vegas, GIGABYTE invited world class Overclocking talent from around the globe to demonstrate all the skills and experience needed to break world records. GIGABYTE Z87X-OC and GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force motherboards were used at the event alongside processors, memory, SSDs and power supplies provided by event co-sponsors Intel, G.SKILL and Enermax. 

“The CES 2014 Extreme OC Event was a fantastic showcase event for Overclocking, underlining GIGABYTE’s commitment to the extreme PC segment,” commented HiCookie, Chief Overclocking Evangelist, GIGABYTE Motherboard Business Unit. “These new world records prove there is always headroom for improved performance if you have a motherboard designed from the ground up to break records, combined with exceptional gear from Intel, G.SKILL and Enermax.”  

“We are excited to have such an excellent turnout at this year’s CES 2014 Extreme OC Event. We’re also very proud of this year’s world record achievements, made possible by using top notch hardware from G.SKILL, GIGABYTE, Intel, and Enermax,” commented Frank Hung, Product Marketing Manager at G.SKILL. “Breaking world records is never easy, so it’s a real thrill to watch so many overclocking experts participating in the event!”


“Enermax is honored to participate in the CES 2014 Extreme OC event. We are absolutely ecstatic about the record breaking results by using the premium components from Enermax, GIGABYTE, Intel and G.SKILL,” commented Richard Hwang, Vice President of Enermax N.A. “Thanks to all the overclockers who participated for making this a successful event, and we look forward to being involved in more events like this.”

World Record Submissions


Cinebench 11.5 – CPU 4x World Record – Vivi

  • Score: 14.03 points
  • GIGABYTE Z87X-OC motherboard
  • Intel 4770K CPU running 6.4GHz on liquid nitrogen
  • G.SKILL Pi series F3-17600CL7 memory running at 2400MHz 8-11-7-25-1T
  • GTX780Ti GPU running at 1550MHz on liquid nitrogen
  • Enermax MaxRevo 1500 W PSU

Unigine Heaven Extreme – GPU x4 Word Record – STEPONZ

  • Score: 8710.91 DX11 marks
  • GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force motherboard
  • Intel 4770K CPU
  • GIGABYTE 4x R9 290X GPUs
  • G.SKILL 2666C10 memory
  • Enermax MaxRevo 1500W PSU

3DMark06 – GPU x1 World Record – Vivi

  • Score: 56429 marks
  • GIGABYTE Z87X-OC motherboard
  • Intel 4770K CPU
  • GeForce GTX 780Ti
  • G.SKILL Pi series memory
  • Enermax MaxRevo 1500 W PSU

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GIGABYTE, headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, is known as a global leading brand in the IT industry, with employees and business channels in almost every country. Founded in 1986, GIGABYTE started as a research and development team and has since taken the lead in the world’s motherboard and graphics card markets. On top of Motherboards and Graphics cards, GIGABYTE further expanded its product portfolio to include PC Components, PC Peripherals, Laptops, Desktop PCs, Network Communications, Servers and Mobile Phones to serve each facet of the digital life in the home and office. Everyday GIGABYTE aims to “Upgrade Your Life” with innovative technology, exceptional quality, and unmatched customer service.