A couple of days again, we wrote that AMD was reportedly going to disable overclocking on its upcoming Ryzen 7 5800X3D processor. That information has now been formally confirmed by AMD.
Robert Hallock, AMD’s Director of Technical Advertising confirmed that the primary Ryzen CPU with 3D V-Cache wouldn’t help core or cache overclocking throughout an interview with Hot Hardware (via VideoCardz). AMD says that Infinity Material and reminiscence overclocking remains to be enabled and it doesn’t rule out overclocking on future fashions.
Within the video, Hallock defined that the voltage doesn’t scale above 1.35V. He goes on to elucidate that the expertise is but to mature and that it has been developed with players in thoughts quite than overclockers. This is sensible as video games usually tend to profit from additional cache. We wouldn’t anticipate miracles till the expertise additional matures.
The decrease clocks and lack of overclocking help level in direction of the 5800X3D being a distinct segment product, doubtless with a low manufacturing quantity. AMD is about to launch Epyc chips with V-cache, so what little manufacturing capability there’s is unquestionably being reserved for these excessive margin fashions. It might additionally make sense for AMD to iron out the kinks now, with what quantities to pilot manufacturing runs, quite than face any points if or when Zen 4 CPUs with V-cache are launched.
AMD is touting the 5800X3D’s gaming efficiency. The additional 64MB of cache over the 32MB of the bottom 5800X is reported to ship a boost of up to 15% regardless of its 400MHz decrease base clock and 200MHz decrease increase clock.
The Ryzen 7 5800X3D is scheduled to launch on the 20th of April at $449. It’s simply one of several new CPUs that AMD is launching over the approaching weeks and months. They’re more likely to be the final AM4 CPUs to launch earlier than the arrival of Zen 4 CPUs later in 2022.