JayzTwoCents: Custom Water Cooled Overclocking with the Intel Core i9 7980XE

We cover a lot of pretty hardcore overclocking content producers, because yeah… let’s be honest, the bleeding edge is often the most interesting aspect of any hardware component. Today however we bring you a video from a content producer that addresses a more mainstream audience, including general PC DIY enthusiasts and gamers. JayzTwoCents put this video out a few days ago. It covers Jayz first experiences at pushing the new Intel Core i9 7980XE processor using a pretty standard custom water loop. As he approaches 5GHz it’s interesting to see Jayz getting familiar with the nuances of Intel’s current 18-clore beast, the power draw it requires and the performance gained.

The system Jayz uses is based on an ASUS ROG Rampage VI Extreme motherboard with a GTX 10180 Ti card setup with a pretty standard CPU water-cooling setup similar to what a lot of enthusiasts will be capable of putting together. At stock settings at the wall running Cinebench R15, the rig was pulling just under 300W with temps in the 40-45 degrees range. It scored 3,300 cb points. By the time Jayz is flirting with 5GHz, we find power draw hitting around 750W with CPU cores reporting temperatures of up to 80-90 degrees Celcius. All that extra juice and heat meant an increased score of 4,667 cb points. Decent scaling? It would suggest to me that if you have splashed out on a new Core-X rig with decent water cooling, there’s plenty more performance available under that hood, as long as your electricity bill can handle it.

For me it’s interesting to see a more mainstream YouTube channel cover overclocking in this way. In two days, the video has gotten almost a quarter of a million views. The audience is surely not filled with HWBOT members only, a fact that means that overclocking high-end hardware is an interest to fairly broad demograph. You can find the video here on the JayzTwoCents YouTube channel.


Taiwan sdougal says:

Discuss here...

Noxinite says:

It's more a comedy channel than an overclocking channel. :D

United States Splave says:

5ghz 18 core should score around 5000 R15 someone tell this guy to increase input voltage smh :P

Belgium Fraeco says:

Not sure it's a good idea, it will end with vrm/cpu throttling due to the heat transfer from the cpu after some time. This one is not delided, so no decent thermal interface/resitance between die/IHS/block.

United Kingdom Jumper118 says:

Not as bad as linustechtips but he's getting there :) at least he try to push it. The main problem is with these guys is they get hardware before it comes out and they don't really have anyone or know who to ask. I feel like they ask marketing guys about stuff whereas overclockers would ask someone who designs tests and really understand this stuff.

Belgium Fraeco says:

Yeah, it's more for normal customers and overclockers. He had nothing to do with extreme overclocking, what you guys are into it. Just showing Xeon multi perfs with oc for workstation.

United States l0ud_sil3nc3 says:

He's doing it wrong for sure. . .

United States steponz says:

JayZNoSense... This guy is a joke... and I thought he was only bad at testing GPUs... such a noob

Shadyreaper says:

steponz said: JayZNoSense... This guy is a joke... and I thought he was only bad at testing GPUs... such a noob

LOL that dude is a joke

Romania suzuki says:

l0ud_sil3nc3 said: He's doing it wrong for sure. . .
Need to pm you,please clear up the inbox :)). Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro

United States l0ud_sil3nc3 says:

suzuki said: Need to pm you,please clear up the inbox :)).

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Cleaned ever so slightly.

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