Average Bench: 99.5% (7th of 1288)

Based on 44,331 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 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 $200 USD i5-9600K. Gamers that do not wish to pay “marketing fees” can invest those savings in a better GPU which will produce an unquestionably better gaming PC. [Nov '20 CPUPro]

Excellent average bench

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X averaged just 0.4% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 159Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 316Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X is just 19.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 88.2Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,067Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 44,331 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.6 Memory 88.2 95.3
140 1-Core 159 167
277 2-Core 316 333
104% 188 Pts
Min Avg Max
497 4-Core 594 656
927 8-Core 1,067 1,179
104% 831 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,449 64-Core 1,644 1,741
110% 1,644 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.85 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.2
1-Core 166
2-Core 331
110% 197 Pts
4-Core 663
8-Core 1,322
122% 992 Pts
64-Core 1,314
88% 1,314 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 167
2-Core 333
106% 194 Pts
4-Core 658
8-Core 1,208
116% 933 Pts
64-Core 1,759
118% 1,759 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.4
1-Core 165
2-Core 327
109% 195 Pts
4-Core 580
8-Core 1,060
102% 820 Pts
64-Core 1,677
112% 1,677 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.9
1-Core 159
2-Core 309
101% 183 Pts
4-Core 594
8-Core 1033
102% 814 Pts
64-Core 1,593
107% 1,593 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.6
1-Core 140
2-Core 304
95% 175 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 888
89% 705 Pts
64-Core 1,667
112% 1,667 Pts
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $450 @ launch in Nov '20
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Typical Ryzen 7 5800X Builds (Compare 11,402 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 199%
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Desktop
Desktop 105%
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Workstation
Workstation 204%
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Motherboard: MSI MAG X570 TOMAHAWK WIFI (MS-7C84) - $278

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,625

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 Comments

Ryzen 5000 processors with the 7nm Zen 3 Architecture power the next generation of demanding games...

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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


Excellent

5 hrs ago.

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Waste of money for gamers.—Nov '20


Liked

2 days ago.

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


Excellent

7 days ago.

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


Good

4 months ago.


Excellent

16 days ago.

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


Excellent

2 months 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


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