Intel Raptor Lake flagship CPU hits a huge 8.2GHz overclock

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Intel’s Raptor Lake flagship has had another seriously impressive overclock applied, one that’s even faster than the leaked 8GHz feat we witnessed last month.

The difference this time is that this is an official overclock of the Core i9-13900K by an expert in the field, ‘Splave’ (Allen Golibersuch), who managed to get the CPU to run at 8.2GHz.

As Tom’s Hardware (opens in new tab) reports, this was part of Intel’s Creator Challenge and as you might imagine, Splave did not use traditional cooling, but rather liquid nitrogen (as …

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