Intel's Core i9-7920X gets delidded by Der8auer
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 16:49

Intel's Core i9-7920X gets delidded by Der8auer


Large die and still not soldered

A well-known overclocker, Der8auer, has managed to get its hands on Intel's upcoming 12-core Core i9-7920X Skylake-X CPU, which he managed to delid by using his own new Delid-Die-Mate-X delidding tool and showing what is actually underneath that IHS.

Intel X299 platform is an overclockers' nightmare
Published in Motherboards


Motherboard manufacturers or Intel to blame?

A well-known overclocker, der8auer, went out on a limb saying that current motherboards based on Intel's X299 chipset are not properly designed and due to high-temperature VRM, and mostly due to a bad heatsink design, are an overclocking nightmare.