Overclocking Intel's Core i7 920 Processor

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Multi-core enabled game engines can see huge performance increases with an overclocked Core i7 processor. In multi-core particle performance, overclocking the Core i7 920 processor to 4.0 GHz delivered a 47% boost in speeds, scaling almost perfectly with the higher speed overclocks. Our overclocked chip was also able to build a sample map 34 seconds faster compared to the chip at stock speeds.


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