AMD Ryzen 7000X3D is not overclockable, however will support for PBO 2 and the Curve Optimizer

AMD Ryzen 7000X3D is not overclockable, however will support for PBO 2 and the Curve Optimizer

Over the weekend, AMD made an error on their product pages, suggesting that the upcoming X3D CPUs could be overclocked. That is not entirely correct.

The product page for the AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D had previously displayed an error stating that the processor was “Unlocked for Overclocking.” However, the manufacturer quickly corrected this information and removed it from the product page. However, let’s recap what the processor can do tweaking-wise.  The three upcoming Ryzen 7000X3D processors, the Ryzen 9 7950X3D, Ryzen 9 7900X3D, and Ryzen 7 7800X3D, will not support manual overclocking of the Zen 4 processor cores. However, they will include the Precision Boost 2 and Curve Optimizer features, which were not supported by the previous Ryzen 7 5800X3D processor.

Next to DRAM overclocking, the Infinity Fabric is still tweakable via the BCLK and may be done manually or with pre-made EXPO profiles. In general, there is little room for further optimization with layered L3 cache on X3D CPUs.

AMD just posted the following:

“Ryzen 7000X3D Series processors are unlocked for memory and infinity fabric overclocking, just like Ryzen 5800X3D. New to the 7000X3D, we have also added PBO and Curve Optimizer capabilities – AMD”

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