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Gigabyte overclocker pushes the Pentium Gold G7400T up to 5.8GHz

We've seen at least one impressive overclock already this week, with a new DDR5 memory record being set. Now, Gigabyte is making some headlines after pushing Intel's Pentium Gold G7400T to impressive speeds. 

As first shared by HD-Tecnologia (via Tom's Hardware), HiCookie, Gigabyte's professional overclocker, pushed a Pentium Gold G7400T to 5.8GHz by adjusting the BCLK frequency to 187. The overclocker used a Z690 Aorus Tachyon motherboard with the CPU voltage set at 1.656V. It's also worth mentioning that HiCookie used liquid nitrogen to cool the CPU.

Image credit: HD-Tecnologia

After overclocking the system, HiCookie used Geekbench 3 to test the system, where it scored 9,219 points in the single-thread benchmark and 20,107 points in the multi-core test. The former may not be that impressive, considering the current record holder is an i9-12900K clocked at 7205MHz with 11,345 points. However, this multi-core score is enough to beat the number 1 entry, an i3-7350K running at 6836MHz (16,265 points), by 24%. Besides Geekbench 3, this overclocked processor broke many other dual-core records in other benchmarks, including HWbot X265 Benchmark 4KHWbot X265 Benchmark 1080p, and Y-Cruncher-Pi-1B

For those you don't know, the Pentium Gold G7400T is a 2C/2T processor with a 3.1GHz base frequency, 2.5MB of L2 cache, 6MB of L3 cache, and a 35W TDP.

KitGuru says: Seeing a £60 processor being overclocked on a £540 motherboard may not look that practical, but it sure breaks records.

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