Intel’s 13th Gen Core i9-13900K processor has set a new frequency overclocking world record, reaching a speed of 9.008 GHz. The achievement was made by the ASUS overclocking team, which used the Core i9-13900K in conjunction with the ROG MAXIMUS Z790 APEX motherboard and liquid helium to push the processor to its limits.
In addition to setting a new frequency record, the ASUS team also set new records in the PIFAST and SUPERPI 1M benchmarks. These benchmarks are used to measure the performance of a processor in tasks such as image processing and calculating the digits of pi.
Intel has a history of working with partners like ASUS to provide desktop enthusiasts and gamers with the best processors and features for overclocking in the PC industry. This latest record is a testament to the overclocking capabilities of Intel’s 13th Gen processors, which have been enhanced by the company’s comprehensive tools and unique architectural tuning capabilities.
It’s worth noting that overclocking can void a processor’s warranty or potentially affect the health of a system. As such, it’s important for users to be aware of the risks and to carefully consider whether overclocking is right for them. Intel has provided more information on its website about the overclocking process and the potential risks involved.
Overall, the 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900K has proven itself to be a powerful and capable processor, able to set new records in the world of overclocking. Its performance, combined with the support of partners like ASUS, make it a strong choice for those looking to push the boundaries of their PC’s performance. However, as with any overclocking attempt, it’s important to be aware of the potential risks and to proceed with caution.
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