Question Ryzen 3700x isn’t reaching the advertised boost clock with precision boost overdrive, is this normal?

BrandonFitzpatricc

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I’m assuming this is a general issue with the Ryzen 3000 CPU’s, similar to the issue where they wouldn’t reach the advertised boost clock from manual overclocking until the BIOS updates fixed that, but I just want to be sure. My CPU is reaching a single core speed of around 4.3 ghz with every core ranging from 4.1-4.3 ghz (4.4 is the advertised speed)
 

jon96789

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It appears the new Ryzens have difficulty attaining advertised speeds. My 4.6 GHz 3900X tops out at 4.4 GHz on one core and the rest sits at 4.2-4.3 GHz... I read somewhere that only 5-10% of the CPUs actually reach advertised speeds.
 

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