SET IT AND FORGET IT! Key Points to Overclock Zen 2 & 3, Ryzen 3000 & 5000 Series CPU's. Settings are from @AMD & @1usmus and recommended CPU Options for High Performance Power Plan by them for Zen 2/Ryzen 3000 CPU's. Precision Boost Overdrive (PBO) enabled in BIOS. This in my opinion makes the best set it and forget it overclocks for Zen 2 and Zen 3 CPU's (Ryzen 3000 series and Ryzen 5000 series). It combines all the best OC up and down throttle features of the CPU and Motherboard and no messing around in Windows' AMD Ryzen Master in Windows which can be a pain in the neck. This example is on an AMD 3700X with stock cooler (a litte dirty). ALL of my cores typically go up to 4.397 GHz by themselves using these settings AND THEN CPU will throttle back down when not needed. CPU will do much better with better cooling. See my video below showing how/where to set these BIOS Options. BTW, time to clean my CPU cooler.
BIOS Upgrade on the Asus TUF Gaming X570-Plus (Wi-Fi) https://amzn.to/3tbCCm3 Asus 3801 UEFI BIOS, Apr. 9, 2021: https://www.asus.com/Motherboards-Components/Motherboards/All-series/TUF-GAMING-X570-PLUS-WI-FI/HelpDesk_BIOS/ RECOVERY METHOD: https://www.asus.com/support/faq/1012219
Read more: Key Points to Overclock Zen 2 & 3, Ryzen 3000 & 5000 Series CPU's
DETAILED BUILD GUIDE: We build a beautiful, clean streaming machine with an AMD Ryzen 3700X CPU, Asus TUF X570 Gaming-Plus (WiFi) motherboard & Asus TUF 1660 Super OC 6GB GPU using it's new Turing die and newer NVENC encoder. OBS (Open Broadcasting Software),
STAY TUNED for PART 2 where we get OBS and all the Streaming software running!
Please just fast forward through any parts you don't like. No need to be a Debbie Downer and leave negative comments. I already know there are issues with the audio in places. It was also late at the end of the build
Read more: Pt.1 Building Ryzen 3700X Streaming Machine w/Asus TUF X570 Gaming-Plus & Asus TUF 1660 Super OC 6GB
+35C Reduction in Temperatures at Hotspot with GPU Waterblock and 2nd 360mm Radiator added to loop on 3950X CPU in the combined loop. FINAL RESULTS - 1 Hour Run - Results from Prime 95 & Furmark running on AMD RX 5700 XT Anniversary - Stock Blower vs Bykski GPU Water Block. Blower Test only had 1 360mm Radiator on 3700X CPU.
Read more: Installed Bykski GPU Waterblock on 5700 XT w/AMD 3950X w/XSPC, 2 Rads/12 Fans - 35C Temperature...
These Gigabyte Aorus X570 Motherboard BIOS settings should be the same or very, very similar on all Gigabyte Aorus X570 F10 BIOS'. These settings are recommended from AMD via Robert Hallock and 1usmus, an overclocker who wrote the Ryzen DRAM Calculator. We are not covering all overclocking, but we are covering the main settings AMD recommends that will let the Ryzen 3000 CPU's overclock the best on their own. They are all in one menu in the F10 BIOS release for all Gigabyte X570 mobo's.
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*** For Overclocking settings, use only the Tweaker and AMD CBS Overclocking menus. *** It is not recommended to use the 'AMD Overclocking' menu right below the other menu. AMD says just use their Power Plans in Windows or you may use 1usmus' Power Plan. All these setting are now in the Advanced CPU Settings Menu - CHANGE THESE:
AMD Cool and Quiet - Enabled
Global C-state Control = Enabled
Power Supply Idle Control = Low Current Idle
PPC Adjustment = PState 0
CPPC = Enabled
CPPC Preferred Cores = Enabled
Read more: Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master F10 BIOS. All AMD's & 1usmus' Settings Put Into One Menu
First HotHardware published this find on Oct. 5th and then Hexus.net published the following Monday on Oct. 7th. They are using a are using a GIGABYTE X570 AORUS MASTER motherboard, an AMD Ryzen 9 3950X processor, and 16GB AORUS DDR4 3200Mhz RAM.
You can download the file here since Gigabyte has removed it from their site.
AMD Ryzen 3000 - 3700X CPU
AMD RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary Edition GPU
X570 Aorus Master Motherboard