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CPU 4.0GHz vs 4.5GHz vs 5.0GHz Gaming

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Not sure this applies 1 to 1 with sims, which tend to be weird, FPS-Wise, but I thought it was interesting, nonetheless.

 


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Nice vid, the outcome makes sense since it's only 1080p.
As for most sims in general it would be the same since most of them rely heavy on cpu power and especially for flightsim try to overclock as high as possible to get that 3 fps gain.
 

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6-7% more fps going from 4.5 Ghz to 5.0 Ghz.

So with a heavy scenery 30 would mean 32-33.

I am running my 7940x with 8 cores for P3Dv4 at 4.8 Ghz. Trying to reach for 5.0 Ghz would mean a much higher vcore setting etc with a gain of perhaps 1.2-1.4 fps...


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30 minutes ago, GSalden said:

6-7% more fps going from 4.5 Ghz to 5.0 Ghz.

So with a heavy scenery 30 would mean 32-33.

I am running my 7940x with 8 cores for P3Dv4 at 4.8 Ghz. Trying to reach for 5.0 Ghz would mean a much higher vcore setting etc with a gain of perhaps 1.2-1.4 fps...

Yep! Even I have to admit that the 5 gigahertz I'm currently running is probably mostly for e-peen. But considering that I can do that at reasonable temperatures after delidding the processor, why not?


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3 hours ago, HiFlyer said:

Yep! Even I have to admit that the 5 gigahertz I'm currently running is probably mostly for e-peen. But considering that I can do that at reasonable temperatures after delidding the processor, why not?

Exactly, a good OC but not a too hot cpu is fine.

Better 5.0 for 5 years than 5.4 for 2 ...


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7940x ( 14 cores ) : 14 cores @ 4.7 - Gigabyte X299 Gaming 7 - 32 Gb G.Skill Trident Z 3200Mhz Cl 14 - Inno3D RTX3090 X4 iCHILL 24 Gb - 1x SSD M2 1800/1800 2TB - 2x  Sata 600 SSD 500 Mb - Thermaltake Level 10 GT case - EKWB Extreme 240 liquid cooling set push/pull - 2x 43” Sony 4K tv's in NVSurround

8700K : all 6 cores @ 5.0 GHz - Asus ROG 370 - 16 Gb 4000 MHz @ 3600 Mhz - Inno3D RTX 3090 X3 iCHILL 24 Gb  - 1x SSD M2 1800/1800 2TB - 2x  Sata 600 SSD 500 Mb - 1x 55” Sony 4K tv

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