AMD100-100000059WOF
AMD100-100000022BOX

16 Cores, 32 Threads @3.4GHz, Zen3.
Release date: Q4 2020.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.8GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
318 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+36%
233 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
108 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+7%
101 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
142 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+8%
131 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
133 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+12%
119 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
121 EFps 131 EFps Slightly Better Fortnite EFps.
+8%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 348,788 user samples
49,161 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 88% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Poor: 88% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 16th / 1335
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO
299,627 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 74% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 74% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 129th / 1335
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
101 % Faster effective speed.
+22%
83.3 %
10 Mar21|HardwareLUXX
Processor non grata: Rocket Lake-S...
17 % BFV 9%, SotTR 19%, MetroEx 20%, Divis2 19%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
86.6 Pts Lower memory latency.
+10%
78.5 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
162 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+27%
128 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
321 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+29%
249 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
621 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+31%
473 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1209 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+47%
821 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.3 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+8%
88.6 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
174 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+29%
135 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
345 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+29%
268 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
671 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+29%
522 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1316 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+48%
888 Pts
Market Share
Based on 49,652,416 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.56 % 0.88 % Much higher market share.
+57%
Value
Value For Money
76.2 % 77.6 % +2%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % 70 % +3%
Price
Price (score)
$784 $360 Much cheaper.
+54%
Age
Newest
14 Months Much more recent.
+53%
30 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
105 Watts 95 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+10%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
16 cores Hugely higher core count.
+167%
6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
32 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+167%
12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm 7 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.8 GHz Faster base frequency.
+12%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.9 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+11%
4.4 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
3427 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+191%
1177 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
2964 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+172%
1090 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen3 Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The 16-core, 32-thread Ryzen 9 5950X is an impressive workhorse. It sits at the top of AMD’s latest Zen 3 based, 5000 series of CPUs and sends a clear message that AMD can beat Intel in terms of raw performance and core count. The 5950X has a boost clock speed of up to 4.9 GHz, a massive 72 MB cache and a TDP rating of 105W. Despite the clear “gaming” focus of AMD’s 5000 series launch marketing, the 5950X does not efficiently leverage all its 16 cores in gaming (as demonstrated by similar effective speed scores compared to the 12-core 5900X, 8-core 5800X and 6-core 5600X.) 16 cores are only suitable for professional use cases that have CPU processing needs which cannot be more efficiently met by a GPU or other dedicated hardware. There is no Intel equivalent with this number of cores, and the 5950X’s uniqueness is reflected in its $799 USD price tag, 45% more expensive than the 5900X. Gamers will get far higher FPS per dollar by allocating a higher proportion of their budget towards a better GPU rather than blowing $799 USD on the 5950X. Professional users that plan to use 32 concurrent threads at 100% load will find value in the 5950X. On the other hand, workstation users that rarely exceed 20 concurrent threads at 100% should consider the 10850K for around half the money. [Nov '20 CPUPro]

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Early Q3 of 2019 sees the release of the new Ryzen 5 3600X: a hex-core, 12-thread processor. AMD are releasing five new CPUs based on their latest Zen 2 microarchitecture which delivers approximately 13% better IPC than the previous 12nm Zen+. For workstation builds the 3600X is viable, however, the $200 USD Ryzen 5 3600 represents a far better value proposition. The additional $40 USD for the 3600X basically buys a better cooler (Spire vs Stealth). This allows for an extra 200 MHz of extra base and boost clock: 3.8 / 4.4 GHz on the 3600X vs 3.6 / 4.2 GHz on the 3600, this translates to approximately 2% higher overclocked performance for 20% more money. Neither of the stock coolers on the 3600 or 3600X are as effective as a $20 USD aftermarket cooler such as the Gammaxx 400. The 3600 with a Gammaxx 400 outperforms the 3600X with a Spire cooler and when both use a Gammaxx 400 they are more or less identical. The 3600X SKU is basically a marketing gimmick designed to milk unsuspecting consumers. Comparing the 3600X to Intel’s overclocked flagship i5-9600K shows that although the 3600X has 29% faster 64-core speed, it is around 11% worse for gaming (sub eight core performance). Additionally, the 3600X's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which can also impact gaming. The arrival of Zen 2 marks the end of the "Sandy Bridge (i5-2500K)" era, Intel can no longer rely exclusively on their single-core advantage to dominate the market, they must also compete on price. [Jul '19 CPUPro]

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