AMD Ryzen 9 7950X review

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Performance - X670E - WIFI 6E & Multi Gig Ethernet LAN/WAN

Performance - Multi Gig Ethernet LAN 

Faster Ethernet is becoming more popular in order to improve performance. In the future years, we'll gradually move away from 1 Gigabit connections towards 10 Gigabit connections, with 2.5 and 5 Gbps connections also being made accessible as interim jack. For testing purposes, we have invested in a 10 Gigabit network infrastructure. We begin with a Gigabit uplink and then connect to the 2.5, 5 or 10 Gbps networks in order to scientifically analyze the throughput of the network.

The screenshot denotes Ryzen 9 5950X, PassMark works with a client/server configuration, the screenshots have been taken at server side (5950X, but these are indeed the 7950X measurements).



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Above the 2.5 GigE LAN connection, we ran the test several times and as you can see performance is flakey on the Taichi and likely needs a BIOS/Driver update.


Performance Wireless 802.11ax (WIFI6)

For our tests, we emulate what you would get performance-wise inside a house with a multi-level concrete ground and 1st floor as well as a 5-meter test separated by walls. We test Single-band 2.4 GHz and single-band 5 GHz. The router (host) is positioned at ground level and we test with a client (laptop) in several stages.


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Performance Wireless 802.11ax WIFI6E

Most enthusiast-class motherboards these days have integrated Wi-Fi, and there are so many standards. One of the more interesting ones is Wireless AC AKA 802.11ac (WIFI5) and as of recent 802.11ax (WIFI6). Motherboards that have such a unit will now be tested here at Guru3D.com. Wireless AX draft 802.11ax technology was developed to optimize video streaming experiences. Providing Gigabit Wi-Fi speeds allows content to download faster and large video or music files to sync more quickly. An increasing number of Wi-Fi devices in the home leads to greater internet consumption.

Wi-Fi 6E is an extension of the Wi-Fi 6 standard or 802.11ax that is now supported on most motherboards also. The E stands for Extended and the main feat of the expansion is the addition of support for the 6GHz band, which runs from 5925MHz to 7125MHz. Compatibility with older Wi-Fi standards will remain, and Wi-Fi 6E will thus have three bands: 2.4GHz, 5GHz, and 6GHz. Below the AX 2.4 and 5 GHz, single-link connection.


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Above 2.4 GHz throughput

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Above 5 GHz throughput

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