Forum discussion tagged with 3950x.
  1. [SOLVED] How to set 2 SSD in Asus HYPER M.2 X16 CARD V2

    Hey guys, Today I would like to ask you how to configure the NVMe adapter from Asus. I had earlier a B550 which had 3 NVMe slots but once I switched to X570, I had to find a solution to mount an additional 2 NVMe in one adapter (earlier had 1 additional PCIe NVMe adapter). My current config...
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    Question Can I theoretically run my 3950x at 1.3-1.35v Vcore?

    Got a new PC updated the bios because I thought the extremely high voltage was a bug, haven't changed a single setting in the BIOS other than DOCP and FCLK. Or is it perfectly safe to run 1.45v Vcore? Will I lose performance leaving it stock? Getting mixed suggestions online, so thought I'd ask...
  3. EridanusSV

    Question 3950X EDC 100% 230 A. Is this OK?

    In playing most games, I get a solid 85% to 95% & 100% on load EDC of 230A. THE QUESTION: Is this ok? Or will it damage my chip later on? Crosshair VIII X570 4.4GHz, 1.33750V PPT: 395 TDC: 255 EDC: 230 Max Temp CPU-Z: 70c https://valid.x86.fr/7zig1i Max Temp GeekBench: 60c...
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    Question Testing 3950X

    Hey, guys. I have a GA-AX370-Gaming 5 and had seen months ago that it's supposed to support the 3950X with a BIOS update. Yesterday I finally got the CPU, and when I installed it after updating the BIOS, the computer failed to POST. I've already sent a support request to Gigabyte, so that's not...
  5. lonewolf2909

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 9 3950x Boost clock speed

    Hi Guys, Facing an issue here, my ryzen 9 3950x it just gives a maximum clock speed of about 4.1 ghz while stress testing on cinebench . how can i get the advertised speed of 4.7 ghz . i have installed an nzxt kraken x62 and the motherboard would be msi mpg x570. the temperatures go upto 66...
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    [SOLVED] AMD 3950x new build

    So starting from the beginning I was trying to make a build that replaced my two pc setup for streaming on twitch. I was reading up some about the best cpus for streaming + gaming and came across the 3950x. I figured since It had 16 cores I could stream and game with no problems. With that...
  7. TwenteMaster

    [SOLVED] How much power do I need for 3950x + radeon vii PC?

    if the CPU is AMD 3950x and GPU is AMD radeon vii, how much power do I need? is 850W power supply too much? thanks!
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen 3950x or i9 for Gaming & Editing computer?

    Hi! I am in deep need of a a new computer due to slow rendering. What I do, I play games on a Super Ultrawide (5K) I play VR games I render in Sony Vegas + After effects & Handbrake Should I get a 3950X or i9 ? I checked so many reviews but can't make up my mind Thanks
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    Question Rubber on AM4 Backplate

    Hi I’m currently get no post on a new water cooling loop. I have a red led light and orange/amber light lit up on the Qled light on the motherboard and the error code doesn’t say anything other than 00. After looking round the case a little stupidly realised that I haven’t installed the...
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    Question For the following content creation would a AMD 3950x and Quadro RX 5000 be better than a AMD TR3 3960x with Quadro 4000x or Gforce 11gb 2080 ti?

    Been struggling with decsions for a build mainly around the motherboard and GPU. Will be using solidworks a fair bit where its own forums very much push Quadro GPU cards and been looking at the Quadro 8gb RTX 4000 budget wise with a Threadripper 3960x, but for most others the Geforce...
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    [SOLVED] PCIe lanes on Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Formula

    Hi all, I plan to buy build a new system but like many other people, I’m really confused about PCIe lanes. The idea is to get a Ryzen 9 3950x and an Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Formula motherboard. With this I’ll have 2x M.2 nvme ssd (gen3), 2x Sata SSD, 3x Sata HDD, an Nvidia RTX card and I also...
  12. Kyle_James

    Question 3950X Aorus Master codes

    So I was running into a ton of issues on the x299 platform with my 7900 x and I jumped ship originally looking for a 3900 X at micro center on Black Friday one of my friends that works there told me that they had the 3950 X so naturally I went with it due to its rarity at the moment. I picked...
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    Question Problems with Ryzen 3950x build, please help!

    Having difficulties getting my 3950x build to post. I got it to post and boot for one day and I had windows installed, but when I came back to it that night there was a blinking underscore on the screen and wouldn’t boot at all after that. I swapped out the mother board and still no luck. I’ve...
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    [SOLVED] Is PCI-E 4.0 compatible with RTX 2080 Ti?

    Hello all, I plan on buying the upcoming Ryzen 3950x 16-cores/32-threads to replace my 9900k. However, the motherboard will be a X570 motherboard with PCI-E 4.0 slots. Is my RTX 2080 Ti compatible with PCI-E 4.0?
  15. Pizza PowerXYZ

    [SOLVED] If the 3950x supports PCIE 4.0, would it work with pcie 3.0 parts?

    I know the 3950x will most likely come out in September But if a processor supports a pcie that's above the GPU or m.2 would they work? The 3950x will be am4 socketed so I dont have to change motherboards But the CPU supports pcie 4.0 Would it even work? Is it backward compatible? Help me plz...
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    Question ryzen 3950x and x370

    My question is simple: I know that probably all x370 will recive a bios update for next gen ryzen processor . What I' asking is : Can handle an r9 3950x ? Is a 16 cores 32 threads but still have 105w of tdp and untill now ryzen in stock follow the declared tdp in full load and my mobo (an aorus...