A stunning 6 GHz overclock across all Raptor Cove cores is shown in an allegedly showing the Intel Core i7-13700K Raptor Lake CPU. We recently received the gaming benchmarks for the same CPU, and now we can see what overclocking capabilities will be available.
Two tests using a purported Core i7-13700K are said to have been leaked. The first demonstrates the processor operating at 6 GHz while disabling hybrid mode and all 8 Performance cores (so no Efficient cores). In this instance, the CPU outperformed a leaked Core i9-13900K running at 5.5 GHz on all Performance cores, scoring 983 points in the single-thread CPU-Z benchmark.
The multi-core test result is visibly impacted by removing “small” cores and is recorded as 7814 points. This screenshot was taken after a test, as evidenced by the voltage reading of 1.421V and the temperature range of 25 to 37°C.
The other displays a similar CPU with the hybrid cores turned on, indicating that all 16 cores are active. Efficient cores operate at 3.7 GHz, whereas Performance cores run at 5.8 GHz. The CPU, in this instance, receives scores of 947 in the single-thread test and 12896 in the multithreaded test.
28-38 °C at 1.5 volts is the quoted temperature for the CPU package. A different board was employed here: With DDR4 RAM, ASUS ROG Strix Z690-A Gaming.
With such a score, this CPU performs 10 percent better than the Core i9-13900K at 5.5 GHz and 16 percent better than the Core i9-12900K at 5.2 GHz.
Intel Core i7-13700K 16 Core Raptor Lake CPU Specs
The Raptor Lake CPU lineup’s fastest 13th Gen Core i7 chip will be the Intel Core i7-13700K. There are a total of 24 threads and 16 cores on the processor. 8 P-Cores based on the Raptor Cove design and 8 E-Cores based on the Grace Mont core architecture enable this combination. The CPU has a 54 MB cache with 30 MB of L3 cache and 24 MB of L2 cache. The chip’s boost clock was 5.40 GHz, and its base clock was 3.4 GHz. The P-Cores’ all-core boost is clocked at 5.3 GHz, while the E-Cores have base and boost speeds of 3.4 GHz and 4.3 GHz, respectively.
- Core i7-13700K 8+8 (16/24) – 3.4 / 5.3 GHz – 54 MB Cache, 125W (PL1) / 244W (PL2)?
- Core i7-12700K 8+4 (12/20) – 3.6 / 5.0 GHz, 25 MB Cache, 125W (PL1) / 190W (PL2)
Intel Core i7-13700K 16 Core Raptor Lake CPU Overclocking
There are, therefore, a total of three benchmarks for the purportedly overclocked Intel Core i7-13700K Raptor Lake CPU. The processor is initially operating at 6 GHz on an MSI MEG Z690I Unify motherboard. Only 8 Raptor Cove P-Cores were enabled for this overclocking demonstration, and they were running at 6.0 GHz with a 1.421V voltage supply.
The PC is in an idle condition; thus, we can’t determine the maximum temperatures or power input when performing the CPU-z benchmark; hence, the CPU temperatures should be ignored. What is known is that the chip received scores of 983.3 in single-core testing and 7814.7 in multi-core testing.
The second benchmark uses all 8 P-Cores and all 8 E-Cores. The P-Cores are running at 5.8 GHz, whereas the E-Cores are running at 3.7 GHz, as seen. Although it should be noted that the user wasn’t operating this under LN2, and a high-end liquid cooler was being utilized, the voltage was maintained at 1.501V. With this overclock, the Intel Core i7-13700K Raptor Lake 16-core CPU scored 947 in single-core testing and 12896 in multi-core testing.
The fact that the E-Cores are in charge of 40% of the performance even at slower 3.70 GHz clock speeds makes this situation so intriguing. This explains why multithreaded workloads using the stolen Raptor Lake CPUs have experienced such a significant performance boost.
- 8 P-Cores running at 6.0 GHz with no E-Cores; Intel Core i7-13700K; 7817.4
- 8 P-Cores at 5.8 GHz, and 8 E-Cores and 3.7 GHz, Intel Core i7-13700K, 12896 points
Last but not least, the device is operating at 5.9 GHz across all P-Cores, and this time we can monitor the power and temperatures that the chip generated. The CPU reached its maximum temperature of 86C and 238W with a voltage supply of 1.447V. (CPU Package Power). I had anticipated considerably greater temperatures and power estimates, but it’s essential to keep in mind that there are only eight active P-Cores at any given time. Therefore, the chip should experience an increase in power draw and temperature when the E-Cores are enabled.
On the Z790 platform, the flagship Core i9-13900K desktop CPU from Intel’s 13th generation Raptor Lake is anticipated to debut in October. The CPUs will compete with AMD’s Ryzen 7000 CPU family, debuting in the fall of 2022.
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