AMD100-100000061WOF
AMD100-100000065BOX

12 Cores, 24 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen3.
Release date: Q4 2020.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen3.
Release date: Q4 2020.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 58,268 user samples
16,512 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 92% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Poor: 92% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 1st / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO
41,756 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 86% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Poor: 86% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 15th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
102 % +5% 96.9 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
89.2 Pts +2% 87.7 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
160 Pts +3% 155 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
318 Pts +4% 306 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
610 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
569 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1184 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+27%
931 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.9 Pts +1% 95 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
168 Pts +4% 162 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
335 Pts +4% 322 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
653 Pts +3% 635 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1267 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+27%
1001 Pts
Market Share
Based on 38,907,761 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.78 % 2.14 % Hugely higher market share.
+174%
Value
Value For Money
76 % 89.2 % Better value.
+17%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
66 % 94 % Much more popular.
+42%
Price
Price (score)
$800 $374 Much cheaper.
+53%
Age
Newest
2 Months 2 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
105 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+38%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
12 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
24 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm 7 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz 3.7 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.8 GHz +4% 4.6 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
2557 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+98%
1293 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
2362 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+97%
1198 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen3 Zen3
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The Ryzen 9 5900X is second in AMD’s line-up of new Zen 3 based CPUs. The 12-core hyper-threaded processor has base/boost clock speeds of 3.7/4.8 GHz, a 70 MB cache and a TDP of 105W. The 5900X took center stage in the 5000 series launch presentation where AMD gunned for Intel’s “best gaming CPU” crown. They showed the 5900X as being 26% better for gaming than the previous generation’s Ryzen 9 3900XT, attributing this to the new architecture’s faster single core speeds and lower latency. AMD also stated that the 5900X achieves, on average, 6.8% faster gaming performance than Intel’s 10-core i9-10900K. The details around AMD’s testing were not disclosed but it is safe to assume that 6.8% is the highest average lead that AMD are willing to stand by. Our benchmarks show that the 5900X’s slightly faster cores and the 10900K’s slightly lower memory latency balance out to yield similar performance. Whilst presenting their figures, AMD admitted that their 3000 series CPUs were far from “best for gaming” and conceded that the 10900K is approximately 19% faster than the 3900XT (our effective speed marks the gap at just 14%). Despite this clear performance deficiency, AMD supported 3000 series sales with an aggressive and successful marketing campaign to easily outsell Intel over the last 12 months. Given the real performance uplift observed in the 5000 series, and the absence of any meaningful marketing from Intel, we expect CPU sales to shift even further in AMD’s favour. Gamers that do not wish to pay “marketing fees” should investigate Intel’s $190 USD i5-9600K, the saved $370 USD would be far better spent on a higher tier GPU. [Nov '20 CPUPro]

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The Ryzen 5 5600X is both the entry-level and best value for money 5000 series CPU. The 5600X is a hex-core 12 thread processor with a base clock speed of 3.7 GHz boosting to 4.6 GHz. It has 35 MB of cache and a TDP rating of 65W. A cooler is included in the MSRP of $300 USD, but cheap after-market coolers (such as the $20 GAMMAXX 400) are far more effective and therefore worth the upgrade. Notably, AMD’s new Zen 3 architecture has vastly improved single-core performance and lower memory latency, which leads to a significant effective speed advantage over its predecessor, the 3600X. Last year, AMD’s marketers secured significant sales of the 3000 series CPUs despite a 15% performance deficit against lower priced Intel parts. The games, specific scenes, software/hardware settings and choice of competing hardware were often cherry picked, undisclosed, and inconsistent from one product to the next. Now that AMD have actually achieved both top tier performance and market share, their marketing machinery is focused on price hikes. Users that do not wish to pay a marketing premium should investigate Intel’s $190 USD i5-9600K, which, when paired with a 2060 Super, delivers higher EFps in four out of five of today’s most popular games. Allocating the savings to a higher tier GPU will result in an unquestionably superior gaming PC. [Nov '20 CPUPro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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