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Do I need to underclock my 5700X3D?

Hi all,

 

Upgraded my CPU from a 3600 to the 5700X3D. I've heard about having to underclock the 5800X3D for better temps and performance. Do I need to do that for the 5700X3D?

 

Unfortunatley, I only managed to upgrade the CPU today as I couldn't fit the new Arctic liquid freezer 3 AIO on as one of the screws in the CPU bracket was very worn out meaning I couldn't get it out. I had to go back to my old AIO which is a Corsair H60 and I'm worried it's not enough, so maybe underclocking would help a bit more until I find a suitable replacement cooler that uses the default AMD bracket.

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1 minute ago, Ragingsilver said:

Hi all,

 

Upgraded my CPU from a 3600 to the 5700X3D. I've heard about having to underclock the 5800X3D for better temps and performance. Do I need to do that for the 5700X3D?

 

Unfortunatley, I only managed to upgrade the CPU today as I couldn't fit the new Arctic liquid freezer 3 AIO on as one of the screws in the CPU bracket was very worn out meaning I couldn't get it out. I had to go back to my old AIO which is a Corsair H60 and I'm worried it's not enough, so maybe underclocking would help a bit more until I find a suitable replacement cooler that uses the default AMD bracket.

I mean.. Why dont you tell us the tempratures you are seeing?

We have absolutely no information to go on here 😄

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I think you mean undervolt, not underclock. And no, you don't need to do anything. For normal users/gamers its fine out of the box. Only if you like to tinker and min/max for fun is there really a benefit to playing with CO on that x3D chip.

12 minutes ago, Ragingsilver said:

so maybe underclocking would help a bit more

A 5700x3D isn't hard to cool, even that H60 should be sufficient for the time being but you haven't actually presented a problem that you're trying to solve. It seems like you're just theorizing? 

 

Just install it and actually do some stress testing (gaming is not stress testing).

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Very early check after some light gaming. I idled around 58 and got to 73 when playing Forza Horizon 4 for a bit. I did use MX-6 thermal paste this time round. Maybe it needs to settle in a bit for a few days?

 

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7 minutes ago, Ragingsilver said:

Very early check after some light gaming. I idled around 58 and got to 73 when playing Forza Horizon 4 for a bit. I did use MX-6 thermal paste this time round. Maybe it needs to settle in a bit for a few days?

Few things. 

 

  • As mentioned above, a game is not a stress test (which will give you a quick way to see worst case scenario)
  • The temps you did record are perfectly fine and expected.
  • Ditch that ancient software and move to the industry standard HWiNFO64.

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