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X670 resource

Shamino
Moderator

ill use this thread to collect some new test bioses for the boards, maybe also to explain some less understood options

to disable cores ccd go here and choose ccd xx bit map down core.
each ones stand for an enabled core
best to disable from the back, ie:
110000
instead of 0011000
after selection press downcore apply changes or discard if made mistake

ocpak/octools

FAQ:
7950x not boosting pass 5.5G -> check that CStates is not disabled
Detailed Explanation on CState Boot Limiter


Test BIOSes:

new:
X3D OC Preset for those MB with asynch BCLK Support: (for simple slight perf boost for X3D)
97792

DOCP/EXPO Tweaked: (for simple timings tightening)
97793

strixe-e 1515 

strixe-f 1515 

strix e a 1515 

crosshair hero 1515 

crosshair gene 1515 

crosshair extreme 1515 

creator 670 1515

creator b650 1515

strix 650E I

strix 670 itx

 

 

for crosshair and strix e-e:

explanation of segment2 Loadline:

dualseg.jpg

customize a heterogenous loadline for a dual segment workload range.

example above shows loadline=L6 when current is in range of 0~40A, and Level4 when current is above 40A.

 

 

 


Adds for x3d

dynamic ccd priority switch with core flex, os / driver agnostic so win10 win11 ok

97403

97404

Algo as follows:
If condition reached and ccd0 specified, then check current mem/cache activity > threshold and hysteresis reached, if fulfilled then switch
If condition reached and ccd1 specified, then check current mem/cache activity <=threshold and hysteresis reached,, if fulfilled then switch
Default hysteresis =4

Can combine multiple algos for ccd priority so combinations are wide

works on non x3d too but of course senseless on it. detailed explanation here.

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lordofwater
Level 9

one question the x670e creator wifi is only for creator or i can use the motherboard for gaming too?

It'll game perfectly fine, but unless you need 10GbE, Thunderbolt, and a bunch of extra USB3 ports, it's overkill. A cheaper motherboard such as the TUF Gaming B650-Plus will game equally well and costs a third as much.

 

The ProArt is more of a low-end workstation board than it is a high-end gaming motherboard. It'll do the high-end gaming role equally well as a gaming-targeted motherboard, but you are paying extra for features you probably will never use. And for gaming high-end vs low-end motherboard makes very little difference. What the higher end gives you is mainly better VRMs and insulation for the memory traces, which helps with extreme overclocking but makes no difference for normal use. Buy a cheap motherboard instead and spend the budget you save on a bigger graphics card. That's what actually helps with gaming.

i have 7950x3d and i need only the motherboard because i have ram xpg lancer 2x32 2 nvme and i need a hint for a new case!!!!

Which motherboard you should get depends on which features you actually need. Unless you have a 10GbE home network, you probably don't want the ProArt. The TUF Gaming B650-Plus for example is a cheap motherboard with decent VRMs for overclocking (not that you can overclock an X3D processor much anyway) and it'll fit three M.2 SSDs.

If you want something really cool, you could go for an mITX motherboard and put it in a watercooled SFF case, like the DAN A4 H2O or a Loque with the 240mm top hat. The ROG Strix B650E-I Gaming isn't unreasonably expensive, and it'll work fine with your setup. Superb gaming performance, in a tiny case!

uhmm i have thinked at jonsplus i100 pro but i have a 7900xtx and i don't know if fit in the dan a4 h20/ghost s1/jonsplus i100 pro for the motherboard i have also thinked at x670e-e or a gene!!!!

For the case i have see the z11 or in one open case like bykski ce venemo-mx!!!

The Jonsplus I100 fits a 373mm GPU, which is huge, so your 7900XTX will probably fit. You can find the maximum dimensions the case supports on its product page and your GPU's measurements on its product page, so it's easy to determine if it'll fit. Same goes for every other ITX case.

I would advise against throwing your money away on an expensive X670E motherboard unless you actually need it. What it gives you is PCIe5 (which is barely a thing yet and offers only marginal improvements over PCIe4 in real world use) and probably better IO (like more USB ports, and 10GbE in the case of the ProArt). For just gaming, a B650 motherboard is going to be more than enough. The money you get left over you can spend on something else. You're going to get more joy out of buying a B650 motherboard plus, say, a great headset, than you would from buying only an X670E motherboard with a bunch of extra features you're not going to use.

for the case the alternative is lian lì dynamic evo/mini air or phanteks!!!!

Falck
Level 10

Can warmly recommend ssupd Meshlicious for ITX builds.

ok for the moment i take the motherboard and the case probably will be MEG PROSPECT 700R or the bykski ce veneno MX and if mini itx the asus z11 what do you think?

But i buy the rigid kit for custom loop corsair!!!!

Apothocary
Level 9

I have the Crosshair Hero and I'm running 192GB at 5200 with my 7950X.

I am still running BIOS 1003. Has anyone had any luck with the latest release (1602) with a similar config?