Peter_Brosdahl

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The most common criticism of modern AMD processors has been their highest achievable overclock speeds. Intel has managed to dominate in this arena for a very long time. Well, the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X is shaping up to be an overclocking monster. This 16-core/32-thread beast has managed to hit 6.0 GHz in an iMac Pro. Well-known leaker @TUM_APISAK found not one, but two scores on Geekbench showing off the achievement.



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He did a quick search on AMD’s...

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Brian_B

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LN2 I guess. But on a Mac Pro? That is... bizarre.
Yeah seems fake. Not like you can just drop a AMD 5000 into a motherboard built for a Skylake Xeon.

I suppose it's remotely possible it was Hackintosh and they decided to make the "About this Mac" match this iMac... I don't know what the default would be. But Hackintosh would be harder to use than Linux or Windows (very limited driver set) so... yeah.

 
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