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ASUS ROG Rampage VI Extreme Motherboard Review (Page 7)

By: Steven Bassiri from Oct 11, 2017 @ 16:16 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: ASUS

Overclocking Results

CPU Overclocking

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So, we are switching from using the 7900X to using the 7960X 16-core 32-thread HCC Intel Skylake-X CPU. We can get it up to 4.4Ghz without major throttling, as our water setting can't handle much more than that (roughly 500W). We set a 2.05v VCCIN, a 1.185VCore, after changing overclocking mode to XMP.

We then increased CPU current to 1023 amps, disable internal VR efficiency, and we used mode 7 LLC in the external VRM control menu. Overall, overclocking was easy, but you need to open up some of the throttling features (such as current capability).

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