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Overclocker Pushes The 32 Core Threadripper 3970X to 5.5 GHz

But you’ll need some pretty expensive components too …

Taken from Tom’s Hardware … AMD’s recent CPUs are not known for their overclocking prowess. While the company ships all of its processors, including its powerful Threadrippers, unlocked, most don’t have a lot of headroom for you to gain more than a few hundred MHz of clock speed. However, with the help of LN2 (liquid nitrogen) cooling and some settings tweaks, I was able to push AMD’s 32-core Ryzen Threadripper 3970X as high as 5.5-GHz (5.4 – 5.5 on all cores) and set some new world records on Cinebench in the process.

I achieved a score of 23,323 points with the Threadripper 3970X, beating the previous record of 17,027 with the Threadripper 2990WX, and well over Intel’s flagship Xeon W-3175X at 4.8GHz that previously set a record at 17,000 points.

Hardware used …

  • AMD 3970X Processor
  • Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut LHE Edition
  • ASRock TRX40 Taichi Motherboard
  • GSKILL NEO 8GBx4 F4-3800C14-8GTZN
  • Enermax Max Tytan 1250W Power Supply
  • Enermax Liqtech TR4 II Series 360 AIO
  • Byski A Ryzen Tech V2 X Water Block w/ 9×120 MO-RA radiator and D5 Pumps
  • 8ECC Thread Ripper Ln2 Pot

Reade the rest over at Tom’s Hardware

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