Now that Ryzen 3000 has been out for a few weeks and we’ve had a good chunk of time with the new processors and X570 platform, Leo and Luke got together to discuss recent findings. It is a lengthy discussion, going over Zen overclocking, X570 as a whole, using Ryzen 3000 on an older motherboard, what’s next for Threadripper and more.
Watch video via Vimeo (below) or over on YouTube at 2160p HERE
Why does Ryzen 5 3600X exist? Hardware Unboxed has shown they perform the same.
What benefit do you get from the 95W TDP over 65W or is it all hocus pocus?
Manual overclocking of Zen and Precision Boost 2
How’s it going with X570 motherboard reviews?
AGESA 184.108.40.206 before launch, AGESA 220.127.116.11 arrived around the time of launch followed by other versions
Should you use Ryzen 3000 with an older motherboard?
Relative costs of LGA115x, X299, TR4 and AM4 platforms
X570 chipset – 15W, active cooling, PCIe Gen 4. Check out the motherboard prices!
Threadripper 3000. New platform expected, perhaps in October. Let’s call it X599. Do we expect Threadripper 3000 to come with 24-core and 32-core versions. Will there be a 16-core? will it go further and hit 48-core and 64-core?
Luke loves Ryzen 7 3700X with an X470 board
X570 chipsets draw so much power they require active cooling so the fans are also used to cool the M.2 slots.
What is the lifespan of a cooling fan?
X570 active cooling can also cool the VRMs with segue into VRM design on Intel and AMD
(55 minutes both Leo and Luke say Z370 but mean AMD X370)
- 59:37 – Leo tries to remember the second point – and succeeds!
Gigabyte Aorus Xtreme mega power from 14-phase VRM
G.Skill Trident Z and Neo DDR4 support on AMD
Zen 2 memory controller and Infinity Fabric. 3600MHz is the limit for good behaviour and not 3733MHz
Luke was going to upgrade from Core i9-9900K to Ryzen 3700X on a new X370 board!
And now he has used Intel Quick Sync Video on Core i9-9900K
KitGuru Says: Lots of good insights here from Luke and Leo. Are many of you looking to upgrade to 3rd Gen Ryzen this year?