Average Bench: 98.6% (20th of 1316)

Based on 98,586 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00A20F10 Model: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 8-Core Processor

The Ryzen 7 5800X is one of four new processors from AMD’s latest range of Zen 3 CPUs. The new architecture is more power efficient than Zen 2 and also yields significant performance improvements. All four new CPUs have the ‘X’ nomenclature, indicating that they are tuned to their maximum clock speeds out-of-box. The 5800X has 8 cores and 16 threads with base/boost clock speeds of 3.8/4.7 GHz, 36 MB of cache and a 105W TDP. At $449 USD, the 5800X is relatively expensive, but it still offers far better value than the 5900X. A 500 series motherboard is recommended but the new Zen 3 CPUs will work with most 400 series motherboard following a BIOS update (expected in Q1 2021). At AMD’s launch presentation, they said they finally had the best CPUs for gaming. Our benchmarks show that the 5800X is comparable to Intel’s $175 USD 11400F. Gamers that do not wish to pay “marketing fees” can invest those savings in a better GPU which will produce an unquestionably faster gaming PC. [Nov '20 CPUPro]

Excellent average bench

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X averaged just 1.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 159Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 314Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X is 20.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Memory Latency 87Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,061Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 98,586 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.2 Memory 87 95.3
134 1-Core 159 167
261 2-Core 314 332
103% 186 Pts
Min Avg Max
481 4-Core 590 652
889 8-Core 1,061 1,174
103% 826 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,445 64-Core 1,635 1,743
110% 1,635 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.3
1-Core 166
2-Core 324
109% 195 Pts
4-Core 652
8-Core 1,095
110% 873 Pts
64-Core 1,704
114% 1,704 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.2
1-Core 163
2-Core 329
109% 196 Pts
4-Core 632
8-Core 1,112
109% 872 Pts
64-Core 1,671
112% 1,671 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.7
1-Core 156
2-Core 320
105% 189 Pts
4-Core 621
8-Core 1,067
106% 844 Pts
64-Core 1,654
111% 1,654 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.7
1-Core 141
2-Core 281
97% 171 Pts
4-Core 561
8-Core 1,007
98% 784 Pts
64-Core 1,546
104% 1,546 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.2
1-Core 164
2-Core 275
97% 172 Pts
4-Core 565
8-Core 1,110
103% 838 Pts
64-Core 1,693
114% 1,693 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,908,063 CPUs tested.


MSRP ≈ $450 @ launch in Nov '20
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Gaming 118%
Desktop 104%
Workstation 121%

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,309

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1 day ago.


AMD are great at selling junk. They pee in the well with fake comments, glorified cheerleaders on youtube and paid magazine reviews. My POS PC still crashes randomly. Everybody needs to call the rats out instead of letting them get away with it. —Nov '20


1 day ago.


Waste of money for gamers.—Nov '20


3 days ago.


A amazing CPU of AMD this is a Revolution, they have nearly caught intell perf, now they need cut prices 50%—Jan '21


10 days ago.

like it, very warm cpu so be ware and buy an exceptionally good air cooler preferably high end liquid cooler.


2 months ago.

great performance for gaming and streaming


2 months ago.

4/5 hard to manage temps but if you can manage it then this cpu is beast


8 months ago.


1 month ago.

The ryzen 7 5800x beats the ryzen 7 3800x by A LOT


1 month ago.

AMD are great at selling junk. They pee in the well with fake comments, glorified cheerleaders on youtube and paid magazine reviews. My POS PC still crashes randomly. Everybody needs to call the rats out instead of letting them get away with it


4 months ago.

cpu is very fast , faster than 10 gen intel


1 month ago.

A great CPU but runs very hot. Ryzen Master pushed this thing to 4.95 and runs at 80c with an NZXT Kraken X63.


1 month ago.

I love the performance this thing gives but it gets HOT. Running cinebench r23 in a room that's 20c give me cpus temps of about 85c. That's with a NH-U12s with two fans running at high rpm.


11 days ago.

So far the best option I have chosen to build my gaming PC. I've been using Intel Celeron, Pentium Core, Ryzen, Intel Core from i5 up to i7 and even Ryzen 3 before. However, this is the first time I've been finally able to feel the best performance in gaming and workstation environment with this processor. Definitely the best Ryzen 7 to date.


19 days ago.

coming from a 3600 i can definitely say i like this upgrade. despite alot of complaints about it running hot. it does out of the box. but once you actually understand the relationship between the curve optimizer and other mobo specific settings i finally get it to run 4.91ghz @ 1.27 max temp on ek aio 76C. the biggest drop in temp tho was lapping it like my 3600. 7c drop right from that. definitely like it.


5 days ago.

Upgrading from an i7-6700k, saw my performance more than double in CPU intensive games, along with way less dropped frames and generally faster computer operation. Hasn't run at more than 75 watts.

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