The American overclocker Mikecdm became the first in the rank of the relatively popular quad-core Intel Core i7-7740X processor for the LGA 2066 platform.

Using liquid nitrogen as a cooling system, the enthusiast was able to overclock the old 8-thread processor to an impressive frequency of 6804 MHz and successfully complete the Cinebench – R20 benchmark with a score of 3729 points:

This indicator was enough to claim first place both in the Core i7-7740X chip rank and in the overall quad-core rank.

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

  • Motherboard – ASRock X299 OC Formula;
  • RAM – 2 x 8DB G.SKILL RIPJAWS V F4-4266C16-8GVK;
  • Windows 10 20H1.

And it looked like this:

Source: Record page on the HWBot website

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