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Intel's new "Performance Maximizer" OC utility, for 9th-Gen Core (unlocked) Processors

VirtualLarry

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https://www.newegg.com/promotions/intel/19-1965/index.html?cm_sp=Homepage-Top2016-_-P6_intel/19-1965-_-//promotions.newegg.com/intel/19-1965/1920x360.jpg&icid=536256

Looks interesting. Maybe someone who actually owns a 9th-Gen Intel Core Processor, would give this a look-see (I don't own one or I would). Possibly, compare and contrast with XTU, their prior overclocking utility (which worked with more than just 9th-Gen).


https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/products/docs/processors/core/performance-maximizer.html
 

rbk123

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So they provide an overclocking tool but officially say if you overclock you void your warranty? Hmm....
 

deustroop

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I didn't have any first-hand experience with it (I only had a lowly 6700K CPU at the time :D), but The Tech Report link I included posted their experience with using it.

https://forums.anandtech.com/threads/intel-performance-maximizer-overclocking-utility.2566769/
One may speed up the i9 more simply than using the intel app. Running an ASUS z 390 one may engage MCE and away she goes. This is not technically an o/c as it only removes power and current limits. You still need a proficient cooler. However Vcore is reasonable, power settles on ~170w and the board then supports maximum burst speeds on all 8 cores .
 

VirtualLarry

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Oh, I saw it on Newegg like it was some new thing. Sorry people. You can lock this thread, I guess. Re-post!
 

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