ASUS ROG Z390 Maximus XI Extreme Review
Published: 19th October 2018 | Source: ASUS | Price: |
ASUS ROG Z390 Maximus XI Extreme
Intel Core i9-9900K
Corsair LPX 4000MHz
Corsair LPX 3200MHz
Corsair MP500 M.2
nVidia GTX 980
Corsair H110i GT
Corsair ML Fans
When you're overclocking the Core i9-9900K you have eight cores going on which requires a huge amount of tweaking to ensure you can maximise every element. It only takes one core to not quite be as good as the others and you're limited in your overclock. Compared to a quad core CPU there are obviously twice the amount of potential snafu's in the system. However, the i9-9900K we have easily manages to reach a very impressive 5 GHz across all eight cores on the Maximus XI Extreme.
There is also an automatic overclocking system on the Extreme, so let's look at that.