i9 13900KS not boosting to 6ghz

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edited October 2023 in Prebuilt PCs and Laptops

Have a new custom PC from Micro. I read the i9-13900KS 24-core should turbo-boost to 6ghz (w/o manual OC), with adequate cooling. But am barely getting 5ghz, and quickly hitting 100°C at full load. 

Lian Li Galahad II Trinity Performance AIO.  

Lian Li LANCOOL III ATX Mid-Tower (three 120mm 1300 rpm fans)

MSI Z790 Carbon MB- Turbo-boost enabled in bios.

1200w power.

Airflow seems excellent. 

So why is my CPU so warm, and stopping at 5ghz at full load? Settings to try?

Am about a 4 on a 1-10 tech savvy scale.  



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