AMD’s Ryzen 9 7950X processor has been overclocked to more than 7.2GHz with exotic cooling, a fresh leak has revealed.
As Wccftech reports, Tum_Apisak highlighted this one on Twitter, complete with CPU-Z screenshots showing the 16-core Zen 4 flagship reaching 6.5GHz across all its cores, and 7.247GHz on one core. This was using liquid nitrogen cooling.
https://t.co/IZ2IEmtp1l pic.twitter.com/IkwOj6fmE0September 22, 2022
The single-core high was achieved with a voltage of 1.506V, and we can see that overclocking to 6.5GHz across all cores required 1.465V.
As with any leak, we should of course apply our own seasoning, but with the CPU clearly out there and being tested by lots of folks (like reviewers, and overclocking experts) ahead of its imminent release – on September 27 – it’s not surprising to see plenty of spillage occurring around Zen 4 processors.
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Clearly, these are very promising initial speeds for the Ryzen 9 7950X to reach – and we will doubtless see the flagship CPU go a lot faster after it’s released, and overclockers have time to really get to grips with the processor. (Remember, initial overclocking records are always bettered down the line by experts …read more
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