ASUS ROG Maximus XII Apex used to push Core i9-10900K to 7.7GHz

Intel’s 10th Gen Core desktop processors are out and the overclocking escape has begun. We’ve already considered G.Skill pushing the boundaries of DDR4 memory speeds on Z490 motherboards, and MSI had an correct showing with a 7.4GHz Core i9-10900K. ASUS would be taking the crown even though, because the ROG Maximus XII Apex has been historical to push a positive 7.7GHz overclock. 

ASUS ROG printed doubtlessly the most up to the moment yarn this week. Jon ‘Elmor’ Sandström and Pieter ‘Massmann’ Plaisier joined ASUS to push the Z490 chipset and unique Intel 10th Gen CPUs to the limit with indecent overclocking. The final outcome is a 7.7GHz overclock right thru all cores on an Intel Core i9-10900K.

To attain this, Liquid Helium modified into historical for cooling, shattering the frequency yarn on an Intel Core series CPU. Those weren’t the easiest records broken even though, the ROG Maximus XII Apex modified into additionally historical to overclock G.Skill Trident Z memory to 6666MHz.

Past that, Asus Z490 motherboards had been historical to interrupt the one-core Geekbench 4 yarn and set no 1 positions for 10-core CPU rankings in Geekbench 3, Cinebench R15 and wPrime 32M.

KitGuru Says: It is a disgrace we acquired’t be seeing but every other Overclocking World Championship at Computex this twelve months attributable to the COVID-19 teach. Even so, records are being broken remotely with the help of hardware corporations, which is extensive to impeach. 

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