Got my 3800X boost to 4650Mhz in light gaming loads

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  1. gerardfraser

    gerardfraser Ancient Guru

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    So sold off my 3600X CPU'S and grabbed a cheap 3800X from buy and sell.Seems to work very good or normal,not sure about the 3800X yet,it's only been a few days with it.

    So basically light load gaming up to 4650Mhz
    Heavy gaming loads like BF5 can do up to 4475Mhz -4500Mhz all cores

    I can say gaming is the same between 3600X vs 3800X no difference.

    To anyone worried about the CPU voltage,it is OK.It is running off AMD settings and it has a 3 year warranty.I can also run it at lower voltage if I want to.

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    ♦ CPU - AMD 3800X With MasterLiquid Lite ML240L RGB AIO
    ♦ GPU - Nvidia RTX 2080
    ♦ RAM - G.Skill Trident Z 16GB DDR4(F4-4000C18D-16GTZ) (2x8)
    ♦ Mobo - MSI X470 - Gaming Plus(E7B79AMS.AA0-AMD ComboPI1.0.0.3)
    ♦ SSD - M.2 2280 WD Blue 3D NAND 500GB
    ♦ DSP - LG 27" 4K UHD 5ms GTG IPS LED FreeSync Gaming Monitor (27UD59P-B.AUS) - Black
    ♦ PSU - Antec High Current Pro 1200W
     
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    Sorry to tell you but if you use pbo you're out of warranty.
    I looked a lot for that to see if they cover it but it seems they dont.
     
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    amd can't revoke warranty for a feature they put in the bios.
     
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    Man that's is funny ,I am OK with it.
    It is a CPU ,it's a thing that will be replace with something better or run for 10 years without problems as it sits right now.
     
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    and that 1.55v isnt it kind of too much?
     
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    Are you asking for my opinion ,then I say no .Read previous post .How about a compromise,this should ease your mind a little.
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    i dont know honestly im asking because this zen 2 is really voltage hungry but at least it doesnt burn
     
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    It is all good.
    AMD are not going to sell CPU's that fail with voltage.They have limits built in and the CPU's would last for years.Hell I got computers with overclocks on CPU for years with high voltage and overclocks.
    Example :got 3770K @4500Mhz since day one ,still works fine.Although I did give it more voltage a couple years ago.
     

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    Can confirm that with AMD's specs on Release day BIOS, you do see voltage that can get up into the 'caution' area of 1.45v~1.5v or so (give or take a tiny bit), not all areas inside the CPU receive this high voltage however, so it's not just like core 2 days where feeding it a certain voltage was all it was.
    Release day BIOS, stock air cooler, 3700x, Asrock Phantom Gaming 4, and 32gb Dual-rank 3000mhz CL15 memory, getting single core up to around 4450~4475mhz tops (2nd number is quite rare usually only when first booting), and getting multi-core holding steady around 4250 (common) up to 4275mhz (a little more rare but it does do it with regularity, not sustained for long though).
    So entirely, pretty happy with it. It did help I believe to scrape most of the stock paste off (except what stayed in a few gaps, I didn't scrub it off, just took my 'Big Lots' discount club card and scraped it off after test-mounting the cooler). I replaced the 'lost' paste with about a quarter grain-of-rice of liquid metal (since using a half-grain, stuff would squeeze out).
    Nothing fancy, 'good enough' job with the cooler mountain / material. Works great. Thrilled with machine.
    Was a super-easy build though and a HUMONGOUS upgrade from a 4790k @ 4.4ghz. Nothing lost speed, everything gained between a little bit more speed and EXPONENTIALLY more speed. Gobs of L3 Cache helps loads, too.

    Bravo AMD. Will happily plop a 4000-series chip on here in a year, happy if I don't have to update my cheapo 104.99$ motherboard :) I am almost 40, I don't want to have to toy with instabilities during OC'ing, I want my content creation machine to be fast out of the box. For me, an 8 core 16 thread chip at a price cheaper than intel is YOU ARE WINNAR!
    If not, ah well, there's always a 3950x, if they can ever make enough of them (if the 3900x is any indication).
    @gerardfraser Thank-you for posting your good results, we need more people with 'good results' posting on the forum (as is the nature; like reviews, you only hear about the problems).
     
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    gerardfraser Ancient Guru

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    I am also satisfied with the performance of the AMD Ryzen CPU's.Got the 3800X for less than I paid for 3600X.
    Now waiting to buy 3900X when 3950X is released.
     
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