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Overclockers Set Five New World Records with Corsair Memory at OC Main Event

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Corsair Memory Sets New High Quad Channel Speed of 3900MHz

Intel Developer Forum - San Francisco - September 11, 2013 - Corsair®, a worldwide designer of high-perform­­­­­­ance components to the PC hardware market, today announced that a dream team of the world's top overclockers set five new overclocking world records  at the OC Main Event sponsored by ASUS®, Corsair, and Intel®.

The overclockers at the OC Main Event were Ronaldo Bussali (Rbuass), Roy Komansilan (Dumo), Charles Wirth (Fugger), Ian Graham Parry (8-Pack), and Mike Gorius (Gunslinger). All worked together to push the limited of overclocking using PCs equipped with Corsair memory, ASUS motherboards, and the latest Intel Core® i7 Extreme "Ivy Bridge-E" processors. Through close teamwork, the overclockers successfully set five new high scores including a new quad channel memory overclock speed of 3900MHz using Corsair's Vengeance Extreme 3000MHz memory kit.

The scores recorded at the event are as follows:

 

Benchmarks

New Record Score

3DMark 11 (entry)

38231 marks

3DMark 11 (performance)

38227 marks

3DMark 11 Firestrike

32268 marks

Cinebench (6-core)

17.65

CPU-Z Memory - quad channel

3900MHz

 

The Official Memory and PSUs of the OC Main Event

To provide high stability and overclocking potential, the overclockers used Vengeance Pro, Vengeance Extreme, and Dominator Platinum DDR3 memory kits. The team also selected Corsair's flagship AX1200i Digital ATX PSUs to provide ultra-stable electrical stability at continuous high-power levels.

About Corsair

Founded in 1994, Corsair supplies high performance products purchased primarily by PC gaming enthusiasts who build their own PCs or buy pre-assembled customized systems. The company's award-winning products include DDR3 memory upgrades, mobile storage drives, power supply units, solid-state drives, PC speakers, gaming headsets, gaming keyboards, laser gaming mice, system monitoring and control devices, PC cooling products, and computer cases.