Originally Posted by Quantum Reality
I heard AMD has for a long time implemented a different form of vDroop than Intel does.
The significantly tighter droop specification applies only in cases where the dLDO is used. dLDOs are not used for B1 stepping consumer parts, so the load-line specification does not apply. Infact the AM4 load-line specification is looser than it was for AM3+ for example (1.425mOhm vs. 1.3mOhm).