Published on September 22nd, 2022 | by Andrew Bistak

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X Sets Overclocking Records with Conventional Cooling

Ahead of the launch of the Ryzen 7000 Series desktop processors, AMD today revealed a preview of Ryzen 9 7950X overclocking performance, pushing the processor to new heights to break several overclocking records.

Using standard liquid cooling, the Ryzen flagship achieved chart topping scores in multi-thread tests, including:

  • 40,498 in CB R23 nT with a Ryzen 9 7950X @ 5.4GHz all-core using a 280mm AIO, ASROCK X670E Taichi motherboard and 32GB Kingston DDR5 memory.
  • 15,771 in CB R20 nT with a Ryzen 9 7950X @ 5.35GHz all-core using a 280mm AIO, GIGABYTE X670E AORUS Master motherboard and 32GB G.SKILL DDR5 memory.
  • 6,900 in CB R15 nT with a Ryzen 9 7950X @ 5.5GHz all-core using a 280mm AIO, ASUS ROG Crosshair X670E Hero and 16GB G.SKILL DDR5 memory.
  • 228,992 MIPS in 7-Zip with a Ryzen 9 7950X @ 5.45GHz all-core using a 280mm AIO, MSI MEG X670E ACE motherboard and 32GB Corsair DDR5 memory.

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When he's not trying to save the world, Andrew enjoys travel (although loathes turbulence), going to the movies, reading and being a dad to his two dogs (and now twins) with his wife.

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