AMD AGESA ABBA BIOS That Should Fix Boost issues Spotted and Tested

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A lot has been said and spoken about the pending AMD AGESA BIOS update that supposedly will fix some single-core boost functionality, towards and above-advertised specs. Among the motherboard manufacturers, the BIOS is being tested, and as expected they leak out. First tests look promising. 

AGESA based on is delivered to the motherboard manufacturers to do their thing with and apparently an MSI BIOOS got leaked somehow towards Asia based ChipHell. Tom's grabbed the BIOS and took it for a spin on a MEG X570 Creator. The Ryzen 9 3900X and Ryzen 7 3700X have been tested. The article is a short one, but it looks like that with AGESA the 3700X was matching 4.40 GHz whereas they reached 4.375 with the older firmware. Ryzen 9 3900X was behaving nicely, with a single-core boost to 4.625 GHz coming from 4.575 GHz. Which is 25 Mhz higher than the advertised turbo. The new firmware is mentioned to change thermals a bit as well.

In the end, though, the performance duifferenced fall within a margin of error / offset at best. 

Ryzen 7 3700X Original Firmware Ryzen 7 3700X Fix Ryzen 9 3900X Original Firmware Ryzen 9 3900X Fix
LAME (lower is better) 14.016s 13.937s 13.578s 13.438s
POV-RAY Single-Thread Test (higher is better) 257.35 PPS 259.11 PPS 266.77 PPS 266.76 PPS
Cinebench Single-Thread Test (higher is better) 505.44 509.63 525.342 513.32

AMD AGESA ABBA BIOS That Should Fix Boost issues Spotted and Tested

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