The budget-friendly AMD Ryzen 3 3100 has been overclocked to virtually 6GHz, simply shy of the report held by its way more costly Ryzen 9 3950X sibling.
Famend overclocker TSAIK has managed to overclock the $99 (about £79, AU$150) Ryzen 3 3100 to a formidable 5.92GHz utilizing liquid nitrogen cooling (LN2), as reported by TechPowerUp. The processor is because of hit cabinets on June 16.
The quad-core chip was provided with 1.45 Volts of energy, therefore the over-the-top cooling, and was examined on an MSI X570 Tomahawk motherboard, paired with 8GB RAM that was underclocked to 1,600 MHz.
This monumental overclock ranks because the second-highest overclock report for a Zen 2 processor, falling just some Mhz shy of the report held by the Ryzen 9 3950X. This top-of-line CPU was overclocked to six.041 GHz, additionally by TSAIK, on an MSI MEG X570 GODLIKE motherboard.
AMD’s newest finances CPU is definitely shaping as much as be a wonderful alternative for these trying to construct a gaming PC on a finances. As we mentioned in our evaluate, although it fails to topple Intel when in single-core efficiency, the 7nm processor got here inside shut distance of the $198 (£229, AU$439) Intel Core i5-9600Ok in terms of multi-thread efficiency.
The Ryzen 3 3100 – which encompasses a 3.6GHz base clock and three.9GHz increase clock – scored round 2,315 factors in Cinebench R20 and 4,910 in GeekBench 5, simply solely 8% and 16% slower, respectively, than Intel’s costlier i5-9600Ok.
The budget-friendly CPU additionally options 16MB of L3 cache, a 65W TDP, and the identical architectural bells and whistles as different Zen 2 processors, together with PCIe 4.zero help when paired with an X570 or upcoming B550 motherboard.