Confidently add performance to select 9th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and new Intel® Core™ X-series processor family with Intel® Performance Maximizer. This hyper-intelligent automated processor overclocking tool examines your processor’s individual performance DNA and programs personalized settings for custom overclocking made simple.
With Intel® Performance Maximizer, it’s now easier than ever to dynamically custom-tune a select unlocked 9th Gen Intel® Core™ processor or a new Intel® Core™ X-series processor family based upon its individual performance potential.
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Unlocked Intel® Core™ processors let you overclock4 the CPU for even more gaming power and performance.
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Get peace of mind with Performance Tuning Protection Plan (PTPP)5, which allows for a one-time return if your qualifying processor was damaged due to overclocking.
Some features may only be available with the latest version of Intel® Performance Maximizer. Visit downloadcenter.intel.com to download the latest version. Eligible processors include 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K, i9-9900KF, i9-9900KS, i7-9700K, i7-9700KF, i5-9600K, i5-9600KF processors, and Intel® Core™ i9-10980XE Extreme Edition, i9-10940X, i9-10920X, and i9-10900X processors.
Software and workloads used in performance tests may have been optimized for performance only on Intel® microprocessors. Performance tests, such as SYSmark* and MobileMark*, are measured using specific computer systems, components, software, operations, and functions. Any change to any of those factors may cause the results to vary. You should consult other information and performance tests to assist you in fully evaluating your contemplated purchases, including the performance of that product when combined with other products. For more information go to www.intel.com/benchmarks.
No product or component can be absolutely secure.
Altering clock frequency or voltage may damage or reduce the useful life of the processor and other system components, and may reduce system stability and performance. Product warranties may not apply if the processor is operated beyond its specifications. Check with the manufacturers of system and components for additional details.
Intel® technologies’ features and benefits depend on system configuration and may require enabled hardware, software, or service activation. Performance varies depending on system configuration. Check with your system manufacturer or retailer or learn more at intel.com.
Intel® Performance Tuning Protection Plan (Intel® PTPP) allows a single replacement for your qualified boxed processor, in addition to your standard 3-year warranty.