News Core i7 Raptor Lake ES Hits Highly Coveted 6GHz Clock in CPU-Z

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The question is at what cost? To get to 6 GHz, it’s going to require substantially more power. Even if Intel claims that they have improved on the fab for Raptor Lake, fundamentally it’s still 10nm, and with increase in E-cores (which likely are clocked higher), cache and clock speed, I highly doubt it will stay in the same power envelope.
 

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The question is at what cost? To get to 6 GHz, it’s going to require substantially more power. Even if Intel claims that they have improved on the fab for Raptor Lake, fundamentally it’s still 10nm, and with increase in E-cores (which likely are clocked higher), cache and clock speed, I highly doubt it will stay in the same power envelope.
240W for this overclock. Big asterisk though, hyper threading and eCores were disabled. Chances are disabling them were necessary for stable 6Ghz. Time will tell if retail i9's will hit 6Ghz without anything disabled.
 

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