The fresh 8-core Intel Core i9-11900K processor is already in the hands of the first enthusiasts, and they immediately began to study its frequency potential, as well as to measure performance.

Swedish overclocker Rauf and Taiwanese sports overclocking veteran Hicookie have set one rank record each for the brand new 16-thread Intel Core i9-11900K processor.

The Swede decided to choose Cinebench – R20 as a discipline, he overclocked the aforementioned chip to 6530 MHz. As a result, he got a gold medal in his piggy bank for the first place in the i9-11900K rank, as well as, which is very impressive, the first place in the 8-core CPU rank:

Liquid nitrogen was responsible for cooling the processor, and the test setup consisted of the following components:

  • Motherboard – ASUS ROG Maximus XIII Apex;
  • RAM – GALAX Hall of Fame;
  • Power supply – ASUS ROG Thor 1200W.

And it looked like this:

The Taiwanese, in turn, decided to concentrate on the classic SuperPi – 32M discipline, by overclocking the i9-11900K processor to an impressive 7005 MHz he was able to set a record in the current CPU rank:

The Hicookie’s test setup consisted of the following components:

  • Motherboard – GIGABYTE Z590 AORUS Tachyon;
  • RAM – GIGABYTE DDR4 2400.

Source: Rauf and Hicookie results pages

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