I’m in love with this little beast R5 3600 @4.5 all cores

1 : Anonymous2021/03/14 07:23 ID: m4qhyr
I'm in love with this little beast R5 3600 @4.5 all cores
2 : Anonymous2021/03/14 09:35 ID: gqvwf30

Damn I am jealous. My launch week 3600 can't even do 4.0 Ghz @1.35

ID: gqvwmtm

yeah. mines also in the same boat but it does its job fine so i cant complain too much

ID: gqvwpk1

Yeah I paid 240 for it too, but it does anything I want it to do so fast that I don't feel like blaming shit

ID: gqw2flb

mine is from launch too and i get 4,3 -4,375

ID: gqw3utv

Same man, but still can run VR no problem with my 2080

3 : Anonymous2021/03/14 09:01 ID: gqvuhpo

Is this a newish 3600?

Mine does 4.5@ 1.28v as well. Its from May 2020, so I'm thinking these are just 3600XT that didn't make the binning.

ID: gqvumv7

What cooling do you use for it?

ID: gqvwif1

Noctua nh-d14 with a single fan in the middle. I've had this cooler since 2010, best PC investment I've made.

ID: gqvyxwk

Using the same settings, I just bought a wraith prism for my 3600 for dirt cheap and it never reaches 70C while gaming (only in stress test), but it never runs at max speed

ID: gqw8n28

Yes, bought it on February 18th (my birthday)

ID: gqvyt9v

Where can you check the production date? I have a chip where I can do the same, and I just bought it as new. Actually, I might even be able to go lower in voltage I just never tried lol

4 : Anonymous2021/03/14 07:48 ID: gqvq4hl

thats a good ass overclock. which method did you use

ID: gqwd885

Also curious.

5 : Anonymous2021/03/14 09:00 ID: gqvuebz

What's your voltage? My 3600 won't go past 4.1...

ID: gqvyakc

That's incredibly unlucky then. When I built my pc last year I followed Techsource's guide. Somewhere around the end he shows how to OC a 3600 to a stable 4.3 overclock. It was very easy and worked without problems

ID: gqvzs2o

I have my 3600 at 4.3GHz

ID: gqxjc0r

Hm, I was using my BIOS instead of the AMD tool to do it, maybe I'll give it a shot thanks

ID: gqwj1ms

Overclocking is always a case of figuring out what your CPU can achieve within the FIT voltage, so 4.3 won't be achievable for everyone (at least not without degradation).

6 : Anonymous2021/03/14 09:05 ID: gqvupzr

Hello, Is it safe to use it with 1.3V 24/7 because somewhere I read safe voltages are all below 1.3V?

Edit: What is your motherboard? What values have you set in your BIOS?

Edit 2: I guess my 3600 is one of the worse ones because it runs OC at 1.275V at 4.2GHz. And I can't go up to 4.3GHz below 1.325V which is sad imho because 4.4GHz is a myth for me at this point.

ID: gqw3bea

The way people tend to find their ideal 24/7 voltage is with the FIT test. Basically, turn on PB and PBO and max out all the sliders, then run Prime95 for a few minutes to let shit stabilise. Whatever your chip is using under those circumstances should be perfectly safe forever with a manual OC. For me, that was around 1.36v.

ID: gqvw1xc

There is no official word from AMD as to what safe voltage is for Zen 2. For most people, you're better off using PBO. If you're going to manually overclock, set a voltage below 1.3V, as anything above will most likely degrade your CPU quickly. My OC on a Ryzen 5 3600 is 4.1GHz@1.25V

ID: gqvxj6f

I thought the max temps listed here are enough, still, lower is better.

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ID: gqvxw8j

PBO runs my 3600 at 1,42V... Should I be concerned?

EDIT: Under load it is more like 1,33-1,34V

ID: gqvzjwy

To check what your cpu can take and your best option, Clocktuner For Ryzen works very well. managed to pull off a 4.125@1.175V for my 3600.

ID: gqvxryz

Read this

/comments/ejd5c9/1325v_is_not_safe_for_zen_2/" class="reddit-press-link" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.reddit.com//comments/ejd5c9/1325v_is_not_safe_for_zen_2/

ID: gqw961d

Not intending to run such high voltages, was just experimenting my best estable OC running prime95 for hours is 4.4GHz @1.2V

7 : Anonymous2021/03/14 11:00 ID: gqw17bz

"I paid 100% of the price, I'm gonna use 100% of the pc."

8 : Anonymous2021/03/14 08:49 ID: gqvtsdy

Insane, I’m currently at 4.2 on all cores!

9 : Anonymous2021/03/14 11:14 ID: gqw1zzu

I'm currently at 4.4ghz. 4.5 was borderline stable for me at around 1.3v, but it was a little bit too close for comfort. Personally I like to get 10 minutes in Prime95 and I'm solid, no real world usage will ever even approach that kind of demand for me. 4.5 got me about 7 minutes. I may go for 4.5 or 4.6 around 1.35v soon

ID: gqw6nxb

Awesome, mine crashed at around the 6 minute mark but not sure if I'm willing to push it even further

10 : Anonymous2021/03/14 12:57 ID: gqw8tvg

nice, my 3700X at 3.78GHz

11 : Anonymous2021/03/14 08:47 ID: gqvtnxc

Ya love to see it. What kind of cooling are you using?

12 : Anonymous2021/03/14 14:08 ID: gqwciz0

I’m attempting to OC my 3600XT for best performance, so far I’ve done regular OC for 45.75GHz at ~1.34-1.37V and now im looking for a stable low voltage OC for daily use and gaming. Right now I have 4.5GHz @ 1.27-1.287V, I don’t think I’ve actually tried all core OC, you’d go into per ccx ratio for that right?

ID: gqwx1ss

That's right, just sync them and when you are comfortable do it in the bios

13 : Anonymous2021/03/14 08:06 ID: gqvr8dd

Did you check prime95 24 hours blend for stability?

ID: gqvu58q

no need for 24 hours.

Set prime 95 to 192 fft size with AVX and it'll crash in under a minute if it's unstable.

ID: gqw5108

From my experience prime95 is always unthinkable load put on CPU that can never be achieved in a real world scenario. Both my i5 4690k and my current ryzen 3600 are not stable in prime, but passes any other stress test, like OCCT or intel burn test and i had 0 bluescreens or reboots with them.

ID: gqvt2cx

This. I can have stable cinbench runs with a very nice OC. But putting Prime95 to Work, and the pc instantly reboots. (Small fft) While running Prime95, check if every core is going to get at 100 procent stable load. For me prime95 is the ultimate : is my Cpu stable test?

ID: gqvyf74

I would like to add that Prime95 tests a scenario which may never occur in real life applications. So maybe it's possible to run the CPU with a higher clock or lower voltage than what's considered "prime-stable" for many years without a single crash.

14 : Anonymous2021/03/14 11:20 ID: gqw2c96

Ok you gave me the motivation to OC my R5 3600 too, running stable now @ 4300 / 1,375V. Nice

ID: gqw4q71

1.375V is too much
Not safe for your CPU

You're probably looking towards cpu degradation

15 : Anonymous2021/03/14 09:20 ID: gqvvke4

How are your MOSFET temps? I had a similar setup and had to swap cases due to MOSFETs getting rather toasty.

ID: gqxbfaq

that depends on nothing but your motherboard. Any decent motherboard will let you overclock a 3600 absolutely balls to the walls without any issues, as it's really hard to push it significantly over 100 watts.

If your board can't do 100 watts sustained, the VRMs suck and it has shitty VRM cooling.

Just FYI, VRMs are specified for 115 or 125 degrees, though I wouldn't want to run anything above 100.

16 : Anonymous2021/03/14 09:27 ID: gqvw02m

what cooler are you using?

17 : Anonymous2021/03/14 09:28 ID: gqvw0it

The i5 2500k of this period.

18 : Anonymous2021/03/14 09:44 ID: gqvwx3t

ryzen master or bios? I'm curious

19 : Anonymous2021/03/14 09:53 ID: gqvxf5e

What cooler are you using?

20 : Anonymous2021/03/14 10:18 ID: gqvyt8o

You lucky i was only able to hit 4.2 all core

21 : Anonymous2021/03/14 10:19 ID: gqvyv75

Noiceeee OC. I'm waiting for the Ryzen 6600

22 : Anonymous2021/03/14 10:37 ID: gqvzwfp

Hi! Im thinking about buying this processor too! Do you have a tutorial on how to overclock this cpu to such high speeds?


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