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Random number generator

Question asked by bgoodman on Jul 18, 2019
Latest reply on Jul 18, 2019 by elstaci

I've noticed an issue with the new Ryzen 3000 series CPU's. The internal random number generator is returning the same value. I'm seeing this on a 3900x and 3800x. Has anyone run into this issue. This is happening with _rdrand16_step(), _rdrand32_step() and _rdrand64_step().


I've verified the problem under GCC (mingw-w64), Clang and Microsoft's Visual Studio 2019.


This problem does not exist on the 2700x or other Intel processors.


Is something missing?