Can the AMD Ryzen Overclock to 5GHz on Air?

Ryzen

In the last week, a French PC publication leaked out some benchmarks of the AMD Ryzen CPUs, and for most people, they were glad to see that AMD has gotten their act together and the Ryzen will compete nicely against Intel’s Kaby Lake CPUs out next month.

But for those that really paid attention, they spotted a series of binary numbers in the publication:

Ryzen

If you were to put that string through a binary to plain text converter…

010110100110010101101110010011110100001101000000010000010110100101110010001111010011010101000111

it comes out as

ZenOC@Air=5G

Could this be a little Easter Egg hidden in the publication? The Internet is awash with speculations, and we await to see if the AMD Ryzen can really hit 5GHz just air-cooled.

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