AMD Ryzen 7 4700G Overclocked to 5GHz Across All Cores Without LN2

On the eve of the Renoir desktop launch, we have another impressive result featuring the flagship APU, the Ryzen 7 4700G. The processor was overclocked to nearly 5GHz across all eight cores using a standard AIO cooler, no LN2 whatsoever:

The APU was tested on a Gigabyte B550 motherboard paired with 16GB of DDR4 memory. Although the voltage used was quite high (1.5v), this is an impressive result nonetheless.

A stock 4700G is known to be on par with a Ryzen 7 3800X or the Core i7-10700K for a much lower price. Meanwhile a mild overclock of 100-200MHz pushes it past both these chips, leveling with the likes of the 3800XT.

When running at around 5GHz, it’s certainly going to turn some heads. I reckon it might even beat the Core i9-10900K in some tests. While the latter will still be faster in gaming and certain multi-threaded workloads, let’s not forget that these two parts are quite far apart both in terms of the pricing and the target market. (Source)


Computer Engineering dropout (3 years), writer, journalist, and amateur poet. I started my first technology blog, Techquila while in college to address my hardware passion. Although largely successful, it was a classic example of too many people trying out multiple different things but getting nothing done. Left in late 2019 and been working on Hardware Times ever since.

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