AnsweredAssumed Answered

Has AMD addressed the issue of Microsoft's Windows 8 and 10 having problems reading the correct clock speed from the Real-Time Clock on the South Bridge so that the same MHz on core, regardless of how the clock was made (by changing base clock and multipl

Question asked by ajc9988 on Jun 23, 2018
Latest reply on Jun 27, 2018 by ajc9988

I was recently reviewing the document covering the presentation at ISSCC and noticed that the RTC for Zen dies is located on the South Bridge. It was discovered about a year ago that Microsoft incorrectly reads the timer on the RTC when a base clock change occurs, which then can throw off benchmark scores or timers related to how long a task took to accomplish, etc. I was wondering if this has been addressed in the upcoming Zen 2 architecture?

Outcomes