Jump to content


Member Since 10 Sep 2008
Offline Last Active Today, 01:20 PM

Posts I've Made

In Topic: AMD Zen

10 March 2018 - 01:21 AM

If the 2700x does come with boost of 4.35ghz, that would really interesting as that would be a nice performance increase.  If you can OC even a bit higher over that or get all cores to 4.35 without crazy temps, Id be tempted to pick one up.  Really hope they get the memory clocks up too.  Im running 2933 since 3200 just is not stable even after bios updates.  

In Topic: AMD Zen

18 February 2018 - 10:13 AM

Hope there's higher stock clocks or OC potential.

In Topic: Atomic 3DMark & Game Benchmark Rankings

19 January 2018 - 03:48 AM

I opened a ticket with support, just to ask, below is their official rep reply.  Basically, what we thought on the core threads and how win10 assigned them can impact performance:


Subject:  Ryzen and Combined Score Inconsistent



"FireStrike with Ryzen is inconsistent on combined score. Same setting but will yield different results each time I run this. Several others in forums have noted the same issue. It seems like FS is not optimized for Ryzen. Please let me know when the patch will come out to address this. Ryzen2 coming soon so everyone will be running these benchmarks."



"More like Ryzen is not optimized for all applications. This is how Ryzen works on any number of games etc. We have no plans to change the test in any way as changing it would invalidate all existing benchmark scores. It is quite accurate test for older DX11 games that do not have specific code paths for Ryzen - basically the result depends on which core Windows happens to put the benchmark vs. where video driver process is. Core-to-Core communication can be fast or slow, depending on that.

Beyond that, Time Spy and Time Spy Extreme are better tests for modern hardware."




Anyone using Superposition benchmark?  Ive been using Performance - 1080p Extreme preset - DirectX.  

In Topic: Atomic 3DMark & Game Benchmark Rankings

18 January 2018 - 11:43 AM

To be honest, I have no idea why now I can get nearly 21k with the exact same setting.... I changed nothing in the bios.  The card is running at the clocks as before.  My combined score jumped to 6767...  I do not see an option for parked cores and how to set this as the screenshots showed in those posts.  I can set min/max on the processors though.  Using Ryzen balance would fail when I get to the physic test, the same is true using win10 High performance.  Then I went back to win10 balanced and bam, 21k score.  Possibly, it was just luck of the core threads and where they landed.  Still think for a benching program they would try to make this better for all cpus. 


20929 - https://www.3dmark.com/3dm/24679858?


compare - https://www.3dmark.c...08/fs/14723706#


Ill give it a few more runs to see if this is repeatable. 


Edit:  No, it is not repeatable meaning 50% of the time it will run great and other times I will get my 1st score with the same combined.... so annoying but glad you mentioned.  

In Topic: Atomic 3DMark & Game Benchmark Rankings

17 January 2018 - 12:55 PM

Thx Dasa, it has to be something with that. I installed Ryzen power plan last year and when I looked it wasn't even there anymore but there has been some major updates lately. When I re-download it, it wouldn't downclock the cores on either Ryzen balance or performance modes. Only win 10 balance would drop the clocks down when not being used. Looking at resource management I do not have any parked cores. I ran out of time but it just seems like poor optimization on Futuremark side but to be fair it's been out a long time now. Looking at all the charts if I put parked at 50% it should yield better results... I need to read more since I'm still confused on how it work and why.