- Nov 13, 2007
- 7,537 (1.73/day)
- Austin Texas
|Processor||8700K @ 5.1 Ghz|
|Motherboard||MSI Z370-A PRO|
|Cooling||120mm Custom Liquid|
|Memory||32 GB 3600 Mhz DDR4 16-16-16-36-380 trfc - 2T|
|Video Card(s)||Gigabyte GTX 2080 Ti Windforce (Undervolted OC 1905MHz)|
|Display(s)||Alienware 34" 3440x1440 120hz, G-Sync|
|Audio Device(s)||Bose Solo|
|Power Supply||Corsair SF750|
|Mouse||silent click gaming mouse|
|Software||Windows 10 64 Bit|
I like to take my descriptive verbs to the extremeHigher sustained boost? No... doesn't really work that way...with the stock intel cooler, all intel CPUs will hit their boost clocks. They are made for such behavior. So really, it is just the one-off overclocker that has issues with it. HEDT also doesn't come with a cooler...
I didn't say it was great. What I am saying is that it doesn't "suck". And there is clear evidence that it does not suck. People are welcome to criticize it. Just don't be surprised to continue seeing the same type responses from those who disagree with something completely untrue. I mean, writing is on the wall it can be better (to what end though is another question already answered). But it does not SUCK, again, as evidenced by its stock performance and out of spec performance (overclocking). 5.1 Ghz on air SUCKS for a hex-core... my 4.5 Ghz 20t SUCKS... 7700K at 5Ghz SUCKS... Good call on suck (phanbeuy).
7700K Delidded - ~20C drop with a 200Mhz headroom increase...
7820x Delidded - ~20C drop OC increase to 4.9-5.0Ghz range no throttling - stock paste - throttling at 4.7Ghz+ after sustained max load
7900X Delidded - VRMs explode and your house lights on fire. But the chip is cool...
8700K 14nm ++ with a delid will be sitting around 5.3 GHz at around 1.45v (my prediction)
And when I say "Higher sustained boost" I mean "they could release a higher clocked chip, with higher boost" (a-la AMD and the 1800x, where the chip is basically maxed out).
So you think Intel has maxed out the headroom left in their chips, and can't offer a higher clocked chip to the mass market?I don't agree, non-overclockers have nothing to complain about. Stock operation will be the same with any cooler with any other TIM.