Duke contest (in Contests)


Duke February 25 2012 1:09 PM EST

On the 8th of april i should get my new CPU just as they get release on the retail market. The contest is pretty simple you need to guess 2 frequency the CPU will be able to reach. First frequency is stable over clock that can pass 24H burn in test with all 4 core active with SMT enable. Second frequency how high the CPU can boot and take a picture of CPUID with SMT enable.

Important spec

Intergrade GPU is disable
RAM will be keep at Speed Rom frenquency
PSU cool master GX 750 watt
Case Cool master CM 2 with 1 extra 120 MM case fan
Mobo ASUS P8P67 R3 12+2 VRM
UEFI will be update to cope the new CPU.
Stock cooler

CPU is I7 3770K

Prize is 1M per frequency closest win.

Quyen February 25 2012 1:54 PM EST

3500 MHz? :D
9999 MHz? xD

stabilo February 25 2012 2:01 PM EST

1. 5 GHz
2. 5.5 GHz

Underage Drinking February 25 2012 6:15 PM EST

2 GHz
3.2 GHz

Duke February 25 2012 11:46 PM EST

guy base clock is 3.5 ghz any sandy bridge can go over 4 ghz so aim above 4.4 ghz

Underage Drinking February 26 2012 7:56 AM EST

to change to 6 and 7.2 GHz then :)

Antonya [Serenity In Chaos] February 26 2012 11:10 AM EST

6.5
7.5

QBPit Spawn [Abyssal Specters] February 26 2012 11:43 AM EST

4.7

QBPit Spawn [Abyssal Specters] February 26 2012 3:56 PM EST

4.7 stable 5.1 max

BestNUB February 26 2012 5:05 PM EST

5.3, 5.9

Duke March 6 2012 9:52 PM EST

Anandtech have a preview of the CPU just as usual they ''find'' a ES CPU before everyelse.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/5626/ivy-bridge-preview-core-i7-3770k
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