Intel i7 6950X overclocked to an insane 5731 MHz

OC'er Elmor hits a new world record for Intel's Broadwell-E i7 6950X CPU, pushing it 91% past its base clock.

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Published Thu, Aug 18 2016 12:30 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:58 AM CST

Renowned overclocker Elmor has set a new world record by pushing Intel's i7 6950X an insane 91% past its base clock speed.

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At this year's Intel IDF 2016 "Technical Innovation" event, Elmor was able to overclock Intel's Broadwell-E i7 6950X CPU to 5731 MHz, which is 91.06% past the CPUs base clock speed. Elmor achieved this speed by using liquid nitrogen cooling on an ASUS Rampage V Edition 10 X99 motherboard, an ASUS GeForce GTX 980 Ti Matrix video card, and G.Skill's Trident Z DDR4 RAM.

For more info on Intel's Broadwell-E i7 6950X Extreme Edition CPU, check out our official review.

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