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Take Control Over Your Gaming PC for Extreme Performance

Two Intel® Tools Simplify the Overclocking Process

Not sure what kind of power you have under the hood? Intel provides two tools to help you start overclocking your processor and select DDR3/DDR4 memory.

  1. Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel® XTU) is Intel’s latest Windows*-based tool for overclocking unlocked Intel® Core™ processors. Get quick access to the features and settings needed to overclock your system.1 2 Easily adjust power, voltage, core, and memory settings, as well as other key system values.
  2. To help you overclock select Intel® technology-based DDR3 memory, take advantage of the Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (Intel® XMP) and add another weapon to your overclocking arsenal.

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Unlocked and Overclocked Intel® Core™ Processors for Gaming

Find the sweet spot for optimal gaming potential by overclocking your processor, RAM, and motherboard beyond their rated specifications.2 Unlocked Intel® Core™ processors offer an overclocking toolkit for tuning your system the way you want with a powerful feature that—together with other settings—changes the multiplier of the processor core. For ultimate, flexible overclocking, the sky is now the limit.

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Intel® Core™ i7 Processor Extreme Edition Unlocked

Dominate your gaming competition with an unlocked, unleashed, and uncompromised processor.2 With a killer combination of smart features, including Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0,3 Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology,1 and overclocking, the Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition is flexible and devastatingly powerful. It’s the ultimate weapon when you demand unrivaled PC performance for gaming at its best.

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Intel® Core™ i7 Processor Unlocked

Looking for the perfect processor to build your gaming rig? Want to game and stream at the same time? And want to edit your action videos and photos? We have you covered. If it is performance you crave, then the flagship Intel® Core™ i7 processor is what you have been waiting for. It has a quad-core base frequency of 4GHz, 8MB of cache memory and support for up to 64GB of DDR4 RAM memory. Additionally, it is unlocked so that you can squeeze every last bit of performance out of it.

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Intel® Core™ i5 Processor Unlocked

Our most popular family member is now unlocked. The Visibly Smart Intel® Core™ i5 processor delivers amazing performance and stunning visuals. Enjoy the thrill of an automatic boost of speed when you need it with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0.4 Experience your games, movies, and photos smoothly and seamlessly with a suite of visual enhancements built into the processor, without the need for extra hardware.5 Get ready to unlock a whole new PC experience.

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Product and Performance Information


Available on select Intel® Core™ processors. Requires an Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) enabled system. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software used. For more information including details on which processors support HT Technology, visit


Warning: Altering PC clock or memory frequency and/or voltage may (i) reduce system stability and use life of the system, memory and processor; (ii) cause the processor and other system components to fail; (iii) cause reductions in system performance; (iv) cause additional heat or other damage; and (v) affect system data integrity. Intel assumes no responsibility that the memory, included if used with altered clock frequencies and/or voltages, will be fit for any particular purpose. Check with memory manufacturer for warranty and additional details. For more information, visit


Requires a system with Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0. Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 and Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 are only available on select Intel® processors. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance varies depending on hardware, software, and system configuration. For more information, visit


Requires a system with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology. Intel® Turbo Boost Technology and Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 are only available on select Intel® processors. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance varies depending on hardware, software, and system configuration. For more information, visit


Intel® Clear Video HD Technology is not enabled on all PCs, and optimized software may be required. Check with your system manufacturer. Learn more at