The main lever for achieving high performance in this benchmark is, as you might have guessed, the central processor. However, the speed of the RAM also has a serious impact on the final results.
Using a phase-change system as cooling, the enthusiast was able to overclock the Core i9-10900K processor to a relatively low (by extreme overclocking standards) frequency of 5826 MHz. The stock radiators were responsible for cooling the G.SKILL Trident Z NEO RAM set, and its frequency was 4620MHz. This overclocking allowed chispy to finish the PCMark10 Express benchmark with a score of 7956 marks:
In addition to the already mentioned CPU and RAM, the following components were used in the test setup:
- Motherboard – ASUS ROG Maximus XII Apex;
- Video card – AMD Radeon R9 290X (overclocking up to 1225MHz by GPU (+ 22.50% to the base) / 6260MHz by GDDR5 (+ 25.20% to the base));
- Power supply – SuperNOVA G2 1600W.
Source: Result page on the HWBot website