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09-03-2019 06:31 PM
shaoxuan
Zen 2 Benchmark

Below could be slightly off topic:

Contrary to (1) advice from the community, (2) rational decision making and (3) common sense, I upgraded my motherboard from a Gigabyte X470 Aorus Gaming 7 Wifi to a Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master.

Multiple runs of the Excel Benchmark now places me at 50.6 to 50.8 seconds.

For comparison purposes, and further to my earlier posts:

1. 3800X tested on July 29, 47.39s (and was usually within this range) - using a Gigabyte X470 Aorus Gaming 7 WiFi
2. 3800X tested on 3 Sep, 50.6s - using a Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master

All other hardware remain the same.

Did a fresh reinstall of Windows to Benchmark.
07-29-2019 06:41 PM
shaoxuan Noted thanks for the info, Im really happy that the excel performance improved. Heavy excel user here.
07-29-2019 06:37 PM
AlphaC The biggest difference is 3800X cache sizes and the AVX2 has doubled (instead of combining two AVX it has actual AVX2) on top of the ~15% IPC improvement.
07-29-2019 06:34 PM
shaoxuan I am a forum noob here, so I'm not exactly sure how to reply your posts.

I amended my replies below.

CPU: 3800X Zen 2 / 9900K
Clock speed stock: 3.9 GHZ, 4.475 GHZ Boost / 3.6 GHz, 4.7 GHz Turbo
Memory: 2x8GB CL14 3200MHz / 2x8GB CL19 3600MHz
Office 365, Excel, Version 1902: 64 bit (same)
Time: 47.39 secs / 50.79 secs

I also tested a 2700X with the same Mobo, RAM and Excel Specs as the 3800X

What really baffles me, and I think there must've been an update to Excel is that:
1. 9900K tested on 4 May, 50.71 (I cant recall the Excel version)
2. 9900K tested on 30 July, 50.79
3. 2700X tested on 29 Apr, 95+ (I cant recall the Excel version)
4. 3800X tested on 29 July, 47.39

The gap between 2700X and 3800X is too large to be just a CPU upgrade.
07-29-2019 12:32 PM
AlphaC @ GuaPat, you didn't list CPU used. The clockspeed on a CPU cannot be taken independent of its architecture.



Quote: Originally Posted by shaoxuan View Post
Hi all,

I don't know if this is correct.

CPU: 3800X Zen 2
Clock speed: 3.9 GHZ, 4.475 GHZ Boost
Memory: 2x8GB CL14
Excel: 64 bit
Time: 47.39 secs
It could be correct.
Which Windows version are you using to test and Excel version?


The Excel 2019 version might have additional multi-threading enhancements vs 2016.


Also you listed CL14, I'm assuming that is 3200C14 with XMP timngs?
07-29-2019 09:43 AM
shaoxuan Hi all,

I don't know if this is correct.

CPU: 3800X Zen 2
Clock speed: 3.9 GHZ, 4.475 GHZ Boost
Memory: 2x8GB CL14
Excel: 64 bit
Time: 47.39 secs
07-28-2019 08:40 PM
GuaPat
Dr. Jorge Rabinovich

CPU:
#Cores: 4
CPU clock speed: 3.7 Ghz
Total system memory: 8Gb
memory speed:
Excel version: Microsoft Home & Student 2016
32/64 bit: 64 bit
time to sort (in seconds): 80.2

CPU:
#Cores: 10
CPU clock speed: 3.5 Ghz
Total system memory: 64Gb
memory speed:
Excel version: Microsoft Home & Student 2016
32/64 bit: 64 bit
time to sort (in seconds): 41.4
07-24-2019 07:42 PM
chrysanth25
tx

tx not only this helps benching it also helped improve my excel skills
learned a ton the colours for academic medicinedoctoral use

cant wait to try it 9 3950x soon
06-12-2019 02:58 PM
AlphaC I think there's been some update to Excel. I tested on my i5 system that hasn't had any BIOS/firmware updates or anything and it has 86seconds as a result on Excel 2016 x64.


On Ryzen I'd expect changes due to firmware updates and such but not on an i5.


86s vs 119 (64 bit) / 183s (32 bit) without OS change or BIOs change seems odd.


also Libreoffice R7 1700X @3.9GHz 2x8GB 3466C14 memory overclock, Linux kernel 5.0 backport to Ubuntu 18.04LTS = 22-23s
Quote:
Libreoffice version: 6.0.7.3 Build ID: 1:6.0.7-0ubuntu0.18.04.6 CPU threads: 16; OS: Linux 5.0
that's about 38-44% more time than the [email protected] posted on prior page
05-15-2019 02:53 PM
mouacyk 16 Threads in LibreCalc on Gentoo: 14 seconds with 9900K @ 5.0GHz and RAM at 4000MHz C16-1T
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