MSI: The Overclocking Champion


Micro-Star International Co., Ltd, more commonly known as MSI, has returned as the champion of motherboard overclocking. Overclocking is the process of forcing a computer/component to operate faster than the manufactured clock frequency and in October of 2014, MSI’s X99S XPOWER AC beat the 3D Mark – Fire Strike world record of overclocking power.

Scoring an extremely high 40052 marks, MSI has met the world record of motherboard clocking along with being the first motherboard to break over 40,000 Marks. The record setting set up consisted of the MSI X99S XPOWER AC, a MSI GTX 980 GAMING 4G, and the help of overclockers 8 pack. The new X99S XPOWER AC is a part of MSI’s top of the line motherboard systems. This motherboard consists of a new OC Backplate, a Delid Die Guard, and a dedicated Clock Generator to allow for increased flexibility in adjustments of BCLK.

MSI is a Taiwanese electronics company headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. The publically traded company is one of the world’s largest information technology manufacturers having met over $2.54 Billion in yearly revenue and employing over 12,700 people. In addition to motherboards and graphic cards, MSI also produces products such as notebooks, mobile workstations, all in one PCs, desktop cases, multimedia peripherals, tablets, servers, IPCs, and CEs.

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