Press Release

EVGA Z390 DARK Motherboard and LUUMI set CINEBENCH 8-Core CPU World Record!

- December 4, 2018 — The upcoming EVGA Z390 DARK is designed from the ground up to be the world’s best overclocking motherboard. Need proof? The EVGA Z390 DARK was recently used by Finland Overclocker, Juhani Luumi AKA LUUMI to set a brand new CINEBENCH 8-Core CPU World Record. Armed with an Intel Core i9-9900K, and EVGA Z390 DARK Motherboard and Liquid Nitrogen Cooling, LUUMI was able to clock his CPU to nearly 7GHz and achieve a score of 3142 cb. A new CINEBENCH 8-Core CPU World Record!

Products Used:

  • EVGA Z390 DARK Motherboard
  • Intel Core i9-9900K CPU at 6,987MHz
  • Kingpin cooling KPx High Performance Thermal Compound

Additional Intel Core i9-9900K records broken by LUUMI*:

*At time of publication

About the EVGA Z390 DARK Motherboard
The EVGA Z390 DARK sets the standard for motherboards based on the Intel® Z390 chipset. The Z390 DARK is designed for ultra-enthusiasts looking to pull every last ounce of performance from the new 9th Gen Intel® 8-Core CPUs. The Z390 DARK features a 17 Phase VRM design, along with two right-angle 8pin connectors to provide maximum power for overclocking. Two SMT DIMMs enable high-frequency and low latency RAM overclocking. The 10-layer PCB is studded with multiple sensors, which can be displayed on the dual-LED displays. The Z390 DARK contains Creative Audio with EVGA NU Audio, two Intel® Gigabit NICs, mini-Display Port, onboard power/reset/CMOS buttons, PCIe disable switches, triple BIOS support, and 8 smart fan headers. Lastly, a motherboard is only as good as its BIOS, and the EVGA Z390 DARK features EVGA’s newest UEFI/BIOS GUI focusing on overclocking and functionality wtih brand-new features such as OC Robot and EVGA-only In-BIOS Stress Testing.

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