Average Bench: 94.5% (11th of 1206)

Based on 2,557 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00870F10 Model: AMD Ryzen 9 3950X 16-Core Processor

Excellent average bench

The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X averaged just 5.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 2,811Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,059Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X is just 16.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 530Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 273Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 2,557 samples)
Min Avg Max
122 1-Core 138 148
241 2-Core 273 292
96.7% 205 Pts
Min Avg Max
469 4-Core 530 564
947 8-Core 1,059 1,116
97.7% 795 Pts
Min Avg Max
2,513 64-Core 2,811 2,978
189% 2,811 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 144
2-Core 281
100% 213 Pts
4-Core 554
8-Core 1,103
102% 829 Pts
64-Core 2,932
197% 2,932 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 138
2-Core 276
97% 207 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 1,084
100% 816 Pts
64-Core 2,892
194% 2,892 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 136
2-Core 270
96% 203 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 927
92% 732 Pts
64-Core 2710
182% 2710 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 130
2-Core 255
91% 192 Pts
4-Core 513
8-Core 1,032
95% 773 Pts
64-Core 2,073
139% 2,073 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 120
2-Core 239
84% 179 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 923
86% 700 Pts
64-Core 2,652
178% 2,652 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,129,548 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 135%
Desktop 137%
Workstation 152%

Motherboard: Gigabyte X570 AORUS MASTER - $360

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $2,309

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3rd generation AMD Ryzen processor, built to perform, designed to win...

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16 hrs ago.

Pro gamers avoid AMD for a reason...


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2 months ago.

This is best of the best on am4 platform, finally long awaited 16 core CPU from AMD.


22 days ago.


Let me get this straight, the 3950x is NOT a CPU a gamer or a streamer would want. The 3950x is made for video editing, running VMs, servers and even mining. It has the most powerful multi-core performance for a consumer processor. For streamers, the new NVENC encoder on the latest Turing GPUs is able to match CPU x264 quality so having a high core count CPU for streaming is no longer a requirement. With NVENC, you can stream smoothly even with the 6c/6t 9400F. Running two or three programs in the background while gaming is hardly demanding for multi-threaded, multi-core CPU these days. If most of your daily usage consist of gaming and streaming, look elsewhere, such as the 9900k or 9700k where they will give you more headroom for a faster GPU if you happen to upgrade in the future while also being much cheaper. The 3950x also makes lots of sense if you plan to edit and render videos all day long.—Jan '20


1 month ago.

This has been a big year for Ryzen, and from the looks of it AMD will dominate the HEDT market pretty soon. Excellent piece of tech.


1 month ago.

Literally GOD


2 months ago.

most powerful am4 processor 2019 year . 16 core


1 month ago.

Prices shot up fast unfortunately but the is the multitasking beast.


2 months ago.

Honestly, this is lookin to be the best one by Ryzen yet

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