AMD100-100000059WOF
AMD100-100000065BOX

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 8,867 user samples
1,023 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 91% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.95 GHz (avg)
Poor: 91% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 6th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO
7,844 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 85% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 85% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 17th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
101 % +4% 96.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.8 Pts +0% 87.5 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
159 Pts +2% 156 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
316 Pts +3% 307 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
607 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
565 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1196 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+28%
933 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.6 Pts +1% 95 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
169 Pts +4% 162 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
334 Pts +4% 322 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
650 Pts +3% 634 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1267 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+26%
1005 Pts
Market Share
Based on 36,153,178 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % 1.02 % Hugely higher market share.
+629%
Value
Value For Money
65.2 % 87.2 % Much better value.
+34%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
102 % 199 % Hugely more popular.
+95%
Price
Price (score)
$1,350 $400 Much cheaper.
+70%
Age
Newest
0 Months 0 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
105 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+38%
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 3.7 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.9 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+7%
4.6 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
3336 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+157%
1299 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
2913 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+143%
1201 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen3 Zen3
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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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 RRP 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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