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ASRock Z170 OC Formula Sets More Records at IDF 2015 San Francisco!



Aside from turning heads with their Z170 motherboard designs, ASRock also seems hellbent on getting attention for their OC performance, setting plenty of records at a short time span since the Z170’s release. The Z170 OC Formula set more records in the 4x Intel XTU category and MaxxMEM category set by overclockers Splave and Loud_sil3nc3. OC Master Nick Shih designed the ASRock Z170 OC Formula himself and hosted the technical OC section at IDF15 where the ASRock Z170 OC Formula paired with G.Skill’s TridentZ DDR4 modules showed remarkable overclocks in the 4000 MHz range.

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TAIPEI, Taiwan, August 26, 2015 – During the 3 day IDF15 (Intel Developer Forum 2015) held in San Francisco, ASRock’s flagship model Z170 OC Formula set more records in the 4x Intel® XTU category with 1910 marks and the MaxxMEM category with 3894.5 marks. Only ASRock’s OC Formula can beat OC Formula!

The new global first place in the 4x Intel® XTU category was set by overclockers Splave and L0ud_sil3nc3 with ASRock Z170 OC Formula and Intel® i7-6700K at 1910 marks during the keynote The Game Changer with Doug Fisher and Kirk Skaugen topped the former 4x Intel® XTU record which was also set by the ASRock Z170 OC Formula.

Day 2 of IDF15, Splave and L0ud_sil3nc3 set another record in the MaxxMEM category during the OC live show with 3894.5 marks overclocking Kingston DDR4 memory to 3908MHz (CL11) on ASRock Z170 OC Formula. Brian Krzanichru, Intel’s CEO also dropped by to witness this great achievement.

Nick Shih, OC master and designer of ASRock Z170 OC Formula was also invited to host the “Overclocking 6th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors” technical session at IDF15. Tips on overclocking the latest 6th Generation Intel® Core processor using software with ASRock Z170 OC Formula and Intel® i7-6700K CPUs was demonstrated along with records set by ASRock Z170 OC Formula.

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G.Skill displayed its TridentZ DDR4 4266MHz 8GB (2x4GB) memory kit at IDF15. Running on ASRock Z170 OC Formula and Intel® i7-6700K CPU, TridentZ DDR4 4266MHz 8GB (2x4GB) memory kit is currently the fastest DDR4 kit seen live on air-cooled demo systems.

“G.Skill has been working with ASRock on product development for quite a while. We are glad to see such amazing performance with G.Skill TridentZ.” says Frank Hung, Product Marketing at G.Skill. “Apart from the DDR4 4900 MHz overclocking record we made with ASRock, we also demonstrated air cooled DDR4 4266MHz kit on ASRock Z170 OC Formula. This shows great performance potential for the new DDR4 memory technology and the new Intel Z170 platform, and we are looking forward to set new records in the near future!”

For more information on ASRock Z170 OC Formula, please visit: http://www.asrock.com.tw/mb/Intel/Z170%20OC%20Formula/

About ASRock

ASRock Inc. was established in 2002, specializing in the field of motherboards. ASRock strives to build up its own brand. With 3C design concepts, “Creativity, Consideration, Cost-effectiveness”, the company explores the limit of motherboards manufacturing while paying attention on environmental issues at the same time, developing products with the consideration of being eco-friendly.

ASRock has been growing fast and has become one of the three largest motherboard brands with its headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan and branches in Europe and the USA. The young and vibrant company targets at the entry to mainstream segment of the MB business, owning reputation around the world market with its reliability and proficiency. For further information, please visit: http://www.asrock.com/



Ron Perillo

Ron is a non-binary tech writer that presently identifies as a reviewer but is currently transitioning toward modding.

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