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Hi, I recently made the switch from Intel rob ryzen three months ago. However I’m still trying to figure out over clocking. I have tried several times, I’ve wat he’s videos all to no avail. I don’t want to damage my RIG. Anyone with experience can help me out?

I have the Ryzen 1700x
MSI GTX 1060
16GB RAM
AIR cooled
Corsair 750 Watts supply bronze cert 80

If anyone can help I would really appreciated it because I can’t figure it out
post #2 of 15
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Sorry I have an Gigabyte Aorus 370 K7 MB
post #3 of 15
Honestly...with a 1700x on air...I think you may be better off just letting XFR do its thing.

You really need a 240mm AIO radiator or better to get significant gains above the stock all core turbo. Unless you have a high end air cooler it may not be worth it.

Still fun to try I suppose. But i would be suprised if you get noticable gains over stock with air cooling.
post #4 of 15
What motherboard do you have, and what cooler. There are users who have gotten 3.8 all core with acceptable temperatures on the 1700X. With a good cooler and a good chip 3.9 is possible.
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Yeah, what kind of air? My 1700 is doing fine at 3.9 on big air.
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post #6 of 15
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Originally Posted by miklkit View Post

Yeah, what kind of air? My 1700 is doing fine at 3.9 on big air.

Do you recall off hand what the all core turbo is at stock for a 1700x? I read it was 3.5ghz this morning from one source but i thought it was higher than that. XFR can boost a single thread to 4.1 max i believe if you are cooling enough on the 1700X.

There was a chart somewhere i saw that showed max stock speeds for various core usage...so all core vs 4 cores vs 2 cores vs 1 core. I dont remember where i saw it now.
post #7 of 15
I do not know that. My 1700 went up to 3742 mhz all cores in IBT AVX pure dog stock. Ran it like that for maybe 2 days. redface.gif
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post #8 of 15
That supports what I thought. All core turbo on 1700x with proper cooling is pretty close to what many are getting with an OC.

On inferior cooling and board you may not be able to push much higher than 3.8ish anyways.

1700x is a great choice for situations where you dont want to or cannot OC well. At least in theory and from what i have seen and read. I will know more soon as i have a buddy buy one and i will be building it and putting it through its paces when i set it up.

He is not an OCer and got a good deal on it. 1700x has been as low as $300 US this month due to sales.
post #9 of 15
Interesting. While I was running the 1700 stock it peaked at 43C @ 3.742 ghz. Now it can hit 69C @ 3.91ghz.
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post #10 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by miklkit View Post

Interesting. While I was running the 1700 stock it peaked at 43C @ 3.742 ghz. Now it can hit 69C @ 3.91ghz.

Is that R7 1700 runnibg 3.9 at stock? And on all 8 cores?
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