Did I win the silicon lottery?
I build a new PC for my brother with the following specs
MSI Z370 Gaming M5
32GB RAM ( 4 x 8GB Micron 2666 Mhz)
Noctua DH-15 CPU Cooler
ASUS GTX 1060 OC Dual
Phanteks Evolve X Case
Sharkoon Icewind Silent Storm 650W Power Supply
3 front intake fans, 2 top exhaust fans and 1 rear exhaust fan. All of them are Corsair ML140.
Overclocking to 5Ghz was so easy, with minor changes and most of the settings set to auto except the multiplier.
The system runs stable and the temps are great under load.
The system runs at 25C idle and never gets hotter than 78C under load.
I benchmarked the s… out of this thing and still the temps are great and the system keeps running stable under load, benchmarks and several games.
I never had this experience, normally overclocking takes you almost a day to fine tune it to stable.
But this CPU was so easy I ask my self, how is this possible?
But now, at first try it works great, does this mean I won the silicon lottery with this CPU?
If it is that easy to stable overclock this CPU what can be done to push this CPU even further?
Not to forget to mention, I bought this CPU as a OEM Tray deal, not in the fancy box a standard CPU comes in.
Greatings and many thanks in advance.