Intel Core i7-4770K clocked to 7068.52MHz on RETAIL chip ... NOT engineering sample
The core voltage was at 0.815v which is getting down near the transistor threshold voltage. Low power, high performance.
In a press-release MSI informs us that a new overclocking record has been set with its Z87 XPOWER motherboard. The Overclocking Knights managed to overclock Intel's Core i7-4770K to a wwhopping 7068.52MHz! The new Z87 XPOWER, the top of the line overclocking motherboard recently broke all previous overclocking records for the Intel Core i7-4770K by validating a smashing 7068.52 MHz clock speed. All previous records were set on Engineering samples unavailable to normal users and the Z87 XPOWER record was set on a Retail CPU available in stores right now. This latest score puts MSI firmly at the top of Z87 Overclocking leaderboards.