An AMD team was able to overclock the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X processor up to 5.2 GHz, with a 1.55v VCore.
Their best result on Cinebench R15 for multi-threaded performance was 4,122 CB, it is a new record for a processor intended for the particular.
Liquid nitrogen was used to achieve such levels.
By comparison, the Intel Core i9-7900X had been pushed up to 5.7 GHz to reach 3,181 points.
Thus AMD gets almost 1000 points more, more than 30% more performance. This shows the enormous potential of this new processor.