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2700X Boost clocks feasible?

Question asked by barty1884 on Dec 2, 2018
Latest reply on Dec 3, 2018 by barty1884

Hello all,

 

Curious whether I'm seeing a misread with HWMonitor (v1.38.0), or whether my 2700X at stock (w/XFR2 &/or PBO) can actually achieve the peak speeds reported.

I haven't been able to actively catch when the CPU may be boosting to these clocks, but my system remains on 24/7 and is idle for a lot of the time.

 

When I actively watch RyzenMaster, I rarely see speeds >4.2GHz, but HWMonitor reports that at times, I boost to 4.6-4.8GHz.... and extremely rarely, a couple of cores have boosted to just over 4.9GHz?

 

I know the process for boosting is not 100% crystal clear, but is a combination of voltage, temps & VRM (?).

Temps remain pretty cool, never really exceeding ~60'C recorded in either RyzenMaster or HWMonitor - although there can be the very occasional spike to 69-70'C which doesn't seem unreasonable.

 

Supposed clocks being achieved seem impossible though, right?

 

4.6-4.7GHz.

https://ibb.co/M1y7v99

 

Supposedly >4.8GHz

https://ibb.co/xmq6sfR

 

Latest, all costs >4.8GHz, a couple peaked over 4.9GHz.

rkx8bqf

https://ibb.co/rkx8bqf

 

System specs:

R7 2700X

NH-D15

ASUS Prime X470-Pro

2x8GB Corsair Vengeance LPX @ 3200MHz

EVGA 980TI SC

EVGA SuperNova G2 550w

https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/NsLjhy

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