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Kingston HyperX DDR3 Memory Sets Overclocking World Record Mark at 4500MHz, Partners with HWBOT

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HyperX, a division of Kingston Technology, the independent world leader in memory products, today announced its memory was overclocked to 4500MHz, the highest frequency in the world. The mark was set by overclocker “Hicookie” of GIGABYTE™. He achieved the frequency using one 4GB HyperX DDR3 2933MHz module (not yet available) on the new GIGABYTE Z97X-SOC FORCE LN2 motherboard.

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The frequency is posted on HWBOT, the premier site for PC enthusiasts looking for news, tips and information on overclocking, benchmarks and competitions. Beginning June 1, HyperX officially became the newest partner with HWBOT. Together with HWBOT, HyperX looks forward to continuing its association with the overclocking community.

During COMPUTEX TAIPEI, HyperX will hold its “HOT” HyperX OC Takeover competition. Overclockers from around the world will compete for $10,000 (USD) in total prize money for the top scores in Maximum Memory Frequency and SuperPi 32M, among others. During the remainder of 2014, HyperX will hold four online regional HOT competitions around the world leading up to the finals during 2015 International CES®.

HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology encompassing high-speed DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives, and headsets. Targeted at gamers, overclockers and enthusiasts, HyperX is known throughout the world for quality, performance and innovation. HyperX is committed to eSports as it sponsors over 20 teams globally and is the main sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters. HyperX can be found at many shows including China Joy, PAX, Davao Cyber Expo, and TGS & Big Fest.

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