AGESA 1207 microcode will deliver performance gains for AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X3D

AMD's AGESA 1207 microcode will be available in motherboard BIOS' this month

AGESA 1207 microcode will deliver performance gains for AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X3D

New Microcode from AMD should unlock more performance from the company's Ryzen 7 5800X3D

Early gaming benchmark results for AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X3D (Source) have showcased impressive performance levels in gaming workloads, highlighting why AMD sees their 3D V-Cache technology as a solution that will regain for AMD the so-called "performance crown" in gaming workloads.

In response to a Tweet from CapFrameX, Yuri Bubliy (@1usmus), the creator of the Ryzen DRAM calculator, the Hydra overclocking utility, and ClockTuner for Ryzen (CTR), stated that AMD's upcoming AGESA 1207 microcode will "bring performance gains" to AMD's Ryzen 5800X3D processor.

Early testing for AMD's Ryzen 5800X3D used AMD's AGESA 1206B microcode, which suggests that upcoming BIOS releases with updated AMD microcode will deliver more impressive performance levels. That said, it is unknown how much this new microcode will increase the performance of AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X3D.

It is likely that AMD's new AGESA microcode will only deliver minor performance gains, and that these performance gains will be limited to specific workloads. The expanded L3 cache on AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X3D already offers users workloads-specific performance gains, and AMD's new AGESA code should not improve the Ryzen 7 5800X3D's performance in scenarios where AMD's V-Cache has no notable performance impact.

AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X3D is a processor that specifically targets gaming workloads, as the processor's enlarged L3 cache can only increase the performance of AMD's Zen 3 CPU cores in workloads that are memory/cache heavy. If a workload does not benefit from having more data on cache, the Ryzen 7 5800X3D will not offer gamers more performance than AMD's existing Ryzen 7 5800X. 

AGESA 1207 microcode will deliver performance gains for AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X3D

AMD's AGESA 1207 AGESA microcode will be available within new BIOS releases for AM4 series motherboards later this month. Those who purchase AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X3D processor should make sure that their motherboards are updated to utilise the full potential of AMD's V-Cache enhanced processor. 

You can join the discussion on AMD's AGESA 1207 microcode enhancing their Ryzen 7 5800X3D's performance on the OC3D Forums.

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12-04-2022, 16:07:17

Still waiting for the Beta bios on my x370 but heard they may skip and goto 1207 if it was close and since they said end of april on x370 and 1207 comes in early may i'm unsure

Good thing is as soon as I get my grubby mitts on the Bios I am ready to press the order button on the CPU, i've decided it'll be either one of two cpu's 5700x or a 5900x I just want to be certain first and know it'll work in the board but with the prices not being a huge gap apart i'd really like to get a 5900x it's overkill for sure but it'll last that little longer.

so £270 vs about £340-370 is what i'm seeing not looking for a heavy overclock but 4.5ghz all core or there and abouts and i'd be happy, maybe slightly lower on the 5900x as idk if my AIO would be fully upto that with 12 cores.

Sure am looking forward to it thou XD

Not so sure 5900x or 5950x will be supported on x370 looking at the original press release seems only the newest and lower tier cpu's are getting that in the bios update, it'll still be a big upgrade thou

My eyes are on the 5800x3d reviews whip tom mush faster as i'm seeing intresting numbers on that one atm.Quote

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