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MSI Achieves Document-Breaking DDR5-8670 Overclock With MEG Z690 Unify-X Motherboard, AORUS Achieves 8 GHz Core i9-12900K Overclock on Z690 Tachyon

MSI and AORUS have achieved some unbelievable world-record overclocks with their respective Z690 overclocking motherboards. MSI was capable of hit the quickest reminiscence frequency whereas AORUS had a Core i9-12900K overclocked to eight GHz.

MSI MEG Z690 Unify-X & Z690 AORUS Tachyon Obtain Document-Breaking DDR5 and Intel Core i9-12900K Overclocks

Each MSI and AORUS achieved the respective overclocks with their flagship overclocking boards. MSI’s in-house overclocker, TOPPC, pushed the Kingston Fury Beast DDR5 reminiscence to an insane DDR5-8670 with the MEG Z690 Unify-X motherboard whereas HiCookie, AORUS’s overclocked had Intel’s Core i9-12900K operating at 8 GHz on the Z690 AORUS Tachyon motherboard.

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The MSI MEG Z690 Unify-X motherboards function a dual-DIMM design which has been designed particularly for reminiscence overclocking. The reminiscence used was Kingston’s Fury Beast DDR5 and was pushed to 8670 Mbps, an 80% enhance in switch speeds versus the usual DDR5-4800 JEDEC specs.

AORUS however used their flagship Z690 Tachyon motherboard and pushed the Intel Core i9-12900K to eight GHz on LN2 cooling with a voltage provide of 1.812V. The overclock was achieved throughout all 8 Efficiency cores primarily based on the Golden Cove structure. That is the very best clock frequency file achieved by Intel lately with their earlier flagships, the Intel Core i9-11900K and Core i9-10900K hitting simply 7.33 GHz and seven.77 GHz, respectively.

Intel additionally showcased a few of their very own overclocking experience throughout the Innovation occasion the place they’d Allen Golibersuch aka Splave, push an Intel Core i9-12900K to six.8 GHz on LN2 cooling with the ASRock Z690 Aqua OC motherboard (Full story right here).

We expect extra benchmarks, particularly sooner DDR5 overclocking ends in the week following the launch of Alder Lake so keep tuned as we get even sooner and extra world record-breaking outcomes from overclockers and fanatics across the globe testing the Intel twelfth Gen Alder Lake CPU lineup.