Intel Kaby Lake processors are already getting benchmarked but those who are already on Skylake may accept little to acumen to advancement at all. However, one 7th gen processor was able to ability an absorbing and record-breaking 7GHz overclock.
Most hardcore PC gamers tend to overclock their processors and video cards in adjustment to accomplish the a lot of out of their gaming rigs. However, the overclocks usually are just baby increments from the abject abundance of the processor.
Kaby Lake is fabricated application the 14nm adjustment from Intel and it boasts faster CPU alarm speeds all-embracing compared to the predecessors. Russian website OCLab was able to overclock an Intel Kaby Lake processor up to 7GHz with the advice of aqueous nitrogen to air-conditioned it down, Hot Hardware reported.
The overclockers acclimated an ASRock Z170 motherboard that is aswell advised for overclocking. Thanks to the overclock, the Kaby Lake i7 7700K was able to bear wPrime 1024M in beneath two minutes.
Intel’s Kaby Lake i7 7700K processor runs at 4.2GHz at banal speeds while the Turbo affection ramps it up to 4.5GHz if needed. Others may be able to overclock it up to 5GHz with air cooling but it is uncommon.