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3700X cannot reach 4.4Ghz. Is it my motherboard?

Feb 1, 2019
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UK, Leicester
System Name Main PC
Processor 13700k
Motherboard Asrock Z690 Steel Legend D4 - Bios 13.02
Cooling Noctua NH-D15S
Memory 32 Gig 3200CL14
Video Card(s) 3080 RTX FE 10G
Storage 1TB 980 PRO (OS, games), 2TB SN850X (games), 2TB DC P4600 (work), 2x 3TB WD Red, 2x 4TB WD Red
Display(s) LG 27GL850
Case Fractal Define R4
Audio Device(s) Asus Xonar D2X
Power Supply Antec HCG 750 Gold
Software Windows 10 21H2 LTSC
OP try something like a single HCI memtest instance, that will be single threaded but much less stress than a cinebench run, so will more likely hit the requirements for the 4.4ghz clock.
Jul 3, 2022
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Processor i5-9600KF i9-9900K
Motherboard MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK
Cooling h150iPro water-cooling
Memory 8GX2 4000C14 32GX2 3200C16
Video Card(s) GIGABYTE AORUS GTX 1080 Ti
Storage Samsung 970PRO 512GB+Micron 5200Pro 2tb
Display(s) 360hz
Audio Device(s) HyperX Cloud Alpha
Power Supply SAMA 750W
Mouse TUF M4 Air
Benchmark Scores CPU-Z 592/3409
The zen2 physique is usually about 4.2~4.3. The overclocking potential of this generation of CPU is very low. You can understand that there is almost no motherboard bottleneck. Anti-drop voltage regulation test silicon filter