AMD
AMD100-100000025BOX
  

Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.9GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 142,231 user samples
1,109 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 54% Base clock 2.8 GHz
Worst Bench: 37% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 37% Great: 54%
SPEED RANK: 854th / 1442
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
141,122 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 159th / 1442
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
47.9 % 87 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+82%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
69.3 Pts 76.3 Pts Lower memory latency.
+10%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
42.1 Pts 141 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+235%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
83.5 Pts 276 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+231%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
155 Pts 524 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+238%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
158 Pts 922 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+484%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
79.1 Pts 88.8 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+12%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
45.3 Pts 148 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+227%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
90 Pts 293 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+226%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
177 Pts 572 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+223%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
177 Pts 1034 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+484%
Market Share
Based on 67,672,683 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.16 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 67 % Much more popular.
+34%
Age
Newest
124+ Months 57 Months Much more recent.
+54%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
177 Pts 1506 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+751%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
161 Pts 1401 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+770%
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The Ryzen 7 3800X is an 8-core, 16-thread high end desktop Zen 2 processor, built on AMD’s seminal 7nm manufacturing process. It has a boost clock speed of 4.5 GHz, overtaking the previous Zen+ flagship, the Ryzen 7 2700X, by 200 MHz and around 16% in terms of effective speed. The 3800X is available at launch for $399 USD alongside four other new Zen 2 processors, including the similarly specified Ryzen 7 3700X. The main differences between the 3800X and 3700X being an extra 100 MHz of boost clock frequency on the 3800X and extra TDP headroom (105W for the 3800X versus 65W for the 3700X) for a $70 USD premium. The 21% higher release price translates to just a 2% higher effective speed over the 3700X. The 3800X is in direct competition with Intel’s i7-9700K, benchmarks show that, when overclocked, the 3800X is 10% worse for gaming but 30% faster for 64-core processing. The 3800X is also 15% ($50 USD) more expensive than the i7-9700K. Additionally, the 3800X's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which can also impact gaming. Like the other third generation Ryzen processors, the 3800X is compatible with the new PCIe 4.0 enabled X570 chipset as well as the 400 and 300 series motherboards. At $380 USD, the 3800X offers reasonable value for purely workstation tasks such as film production but streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. [Jul '19 CPUPro]

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