Kingpin Reaches 1442 MHz with GeForce GTX 680 on Air

Published: 2nd May 2012, 03:22 GMT

Kingpin, a recognized extreme overclocker, has achieved a new record. He overclocked his EVGA GTX 680 SuperClocked card to 1442 MHz core clock with air cooling only. Such score required some over-voltage.

Kingpin reached this score by applying 1.212 V to the GPU, this unlocked full potential of this card. Out of the box EVGA GTX 680 SC comes with factory-set clock at base 1058 MHz and boost 1124 MHz. Overclocker has increased those clocks by 28%. He used his rig with Intel Core i7 3960X @ 4.98 GHz processor and 16GB DDR3 memory. As he claims, this was achieved only with air cooling.

Kingpins’ 3DMark 11 Performance Preset score:

  • Overall Score: P12745
  • Graphics Score: 12577
  • Physics Score: 16951
  • Combined Score: 10020

We are keeping our fingers crossed as he promised to reach 2.0 GHz core clock with his GTX 680’s cards.

EVGA GTX 680 SuperClocked:

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