Overclocking Haswell-E 25% Performance Boost For Free!

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Overclocking Haswell-E 25% Performance Boost For Free!

Does overclocking have any real-world benefits? We test out the latest Haswell-E chip to find out!

This isn't an overclocking tutorial--think of it more as an experiment to see if overclocking is actually useful. We overclocked the 5820k Haswell-E processor and saw a definite boost in synthetic benchmarks. But will video encodes be the same story? Watch the episode to find out!

If you are looking for a general guide to overclocking modern chips, take a look at Lifehacker's beginner article:
http://lifehacker.com/a-beginners-introduction-to-overclocking-your-intel-pr-5580998
But as they mention, it's best to look up the specifics of the processor that you're working on. Good luck!