AMD Ryzen 9 5950X gets record-breaking 6GHz overclock… on macOS – TechRadar UK

The 16-core AMD Ryzen 9 5950X has been spotted in the Geekbench database, which suggests the CPU might overclock to 6GHz.

The 2 entries, identified by Twitter tipster TUM_APISAK, shows the flagship Zen 3 CPU running in an “iMac Pro,” an unusual overclocking environment. As noted by Wccftech, it’s most likely a Hackintosh setup booted with macOS 10.15.7, rather then an actual iMac Pro.

Both entries, which note the AMD Ryzen 5950X by its OPN code, show the CPU performing at clock speeds of 6GHz. The Geekbench “. gb5” file shows that the processor’s frequency swing in between 5931MHz and 6023MHz throughout the test.

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