AMD AGESA update 1.0.0.6 - Do BIOS updates matter?

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AMD AGESA update 1.0.0.6 - Do BIOS updates matter?

VRMARK

In VRMARK we can see system performance that is pretty much identical across both BIOS versions, which shows that the performance changes here will not affect every program.  

VRMARK was never really crying out for more CPU or memory performance to begin with, so it makes sense that the changes here a nonexistent.  

 

AMD AGESA update 1.0.0.6 - Do BIOS updates matter?   

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27-05-2017, 14:50:58

stealth80
Shame you didn't run those gaming benches with faster ram. The main selling point of Agesa 1006 is access to faster than 3200mhz ram speeds and as we all know - that has a massive effect on the latency across the infinity fabric, especially in gaming.

Any chance of running those 3 games @ 1080P again with maybe 3400, 3600 and 4000mhz ram? Of course that is if the board/CPU are actually able to run the ram at those speeds.Quote

27-05-2017, 15:04:30

WYP
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Originally Posted by stealth80 View Post
Shame you didn't run those gaming benches with faster ram. The main selling point of Agesa 1006 is access to faster than 3200mhz ram speeds and as we all know - that has a massive effect on the latency across the infinity fabric, especially in gaming.

Any chance of running those 3 games @ 1080P again with maybe 3400, 3600 and 4000mhz ram? Of course that is if the board/CPU are actually able to run the ram at those speeds.
This is something that we are looking into. Sadly right now we do not have faster DDR4 to test with, but we are working on acquiring some.

To put it simply this testing is to see if there are any performance benefits from this new update without any hardware changes. From here we will be looking deeper into this new BIOS options and conduct further testing to see where we can gain additional performance.

This testing will act as a platform from which more in-depth testing can be done, hopefully allowing everyone to learn a little more about Ryzen in the process.Quote

27-05-2017, 15:10:44

stealth80
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Originally Posted by WYP View Post
This is something that we are looking into. Sadly right now we do not have faster DDR4 to test with, but we are working on acquiring some.

To put it simply this testing is to see if there are any performance benefits from this new update without any hardware changes. From here we will be looking deeper into this new BIOS options and conduct further testing to see where we can gain additional performance.

This testing will act as a platform from which more in-depth testing can be done, hopefully allowing everyone to learn a little more about Ryzen in the process.

Nice, thanks!

In the meantime, I will just sit here and wait for Agesa 1006 to release for the Gigabyte Gaming 5, contrary to some articles online, the current beta bios for gaming 5 is based on Agesa 1005 Quote

27-05-2017, 16:46:45

AngryGoldfish
3000-3200Mhz memory is still likely to be the sweet spot though. That's what I predict anyway. And even if performance scales well past 3200Mhz, the price increase, the low availability, and the high timings for high speed memory might put people off.Quote

27-05-2017, 21:35:20

Celt
I'm running 3466 MHz stable, 3600 Mhz stable for all but stress tests.

Oh and by the way, unless those Corsair sticks are Hynix chips, you should probably not be using 9945, which is really for 4 sticks or some HYnix cases. The recommended version for two sticks of Samsung would be 9943, which should result in better results.Quote
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