Getting the most out of the i5-9600K

Subject: Processors | November 30, 2018 - 06:34 PM |
Tagged: Core i5-9600K, overclocking, Intel

For just under $300 and offering decent performance at it's stock clocks of 3.7GHz and 4.6GHz Turbo, the i5-9600K is an attractive chip for many looking to build a new system.  However, by overclocking it you can get even more bang for your buck, which is exactly what [H]ard|OCP has been looking into.  They attached a RX480 V3 Radiator, and D5 Photon Reservoir/Pump Combo V2 to cool the chip which let them hit 5.25GHz perfectly stable with some noticeable results.  See the settings they used as well as some tips in their full review.

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"The Intel Core i5-9600K Processor will likely hit the the sweet spot for a lot of desktop PC enthusiasts and gamers. We have a solid 6-Core count with a Turbo Boost clock of 4.6GHz coming in for right around $270. What kind of overclock will the new 9600K CPU support and remain 100% stable?"

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Source: [H]ard|OCP

Someone spilled Coffee all over the internet, again

Subject: General Tech | July 25, 2018 - 05:17 PM |
Tagged: Intel, leak, coffee lake s, Core i9-9900K, Core i7-9700K, Core i5-9600K

We now have quite a bit of information on Intel's upcoming 8th generation Core processors, specifically the Core i9-9900K, i7-9700K, and i5-9600K.  The i9 will run with a 8 cores, 16 threads at base frequency of 3.6GHz, 5GHz Boost Clock, a 16BM cache anda 95W TDP.  The i7 will run between 3.6GHz to 4.9GHz, with 8 cores, no HyperThreading with a slightly smaller 12MB cache and the same TDP.   Lastly is the i5, 6 non-HyperThreaded cores running between 3.7GHz to 4.6GHz, with 9MB cache and the same TDP as its two siblings. 

About the only thing The Inquirer doesn't have are the retail prices.

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"Grizzled veterans of Intel chip news will remember that some details have popped up on what to expect from ninth-generation Core chips, which will in fact still be eighth-gen processors based on tweaked Coffee Lake architecture and will be dubbed Coffee Lake S."

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Source: The Inquirer