After giving us a tour of ASUS' 8-series Haswell motherboards and its updated UEFI interface, JJ took us through overclocking a Core i7-4770K using ASUS' new software and UEFI tools. We get a good look at how auto-overclocking works, as well as what settings to pay attention to when manually overclocking Haswell.

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  • Olebrom - Saturday, June 15, 2013 - link

    I have the Z77 series from last year. Won't upgrade anytime soon. Hope they release Aisuite 3 for the Z77 series. One thing that pissed me off is that I need PWN fans for the CPU to be able to control them. The Nochtua D-14 didn't come with that.
  • Anodynic - Sunday, June 16, 2013 - link

    Very helpful tutorial. Makes me feel not so bad about landing at 4.5 GHz under full load with a closed loop cooler (H100i). Things get really hot under full load after that.
  • Arbie - Sunday, June 16, 2013 - link

    I hope you were pissed at Noctua, not Asus. I have avoided Noctua fans for CPU cooling for exactly that reason. What are they thinking? Everyone does PWM on the CPU fans, and has done so for about 8 years. Noctua are good fans basically, but greatly over-hyped. And they fail to deliver on basics like this.
  • Arbie - Monday, June 17, 2013 - link

    A tip for those viewing this video. The Asus sales talk implies that you get these features with the higher-end (at least) Z87 mobos. You don't. In particular, the Z87 Gryphon does not have the overclocking features shown in AI Suite III - only the Thermal Radar pages . This is a detail omitted in all the videos and presentations I've seen on this.
  • UltraTech79 - Saturday, June 22, 2013 - link

    The vast majority of people do not want to watch a 36 min epic movie about overclocking. This needs to be 15 min max. Cut the convoluted BS and get to teh heart of subjects in a concise way or at least have a 1 page summery.
  • jamaguy - Thursday, June 27, 2013 - link

    I agree. I would love to be able to read the article. I tried to click the "Print This Article" Button and it was not especially useful.

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