AMD100-100000059WOF
AMD100-100000061WOF

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 108,208 user samples
32,130 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 89% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 89% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 15th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO
76,078 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 89% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 1.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 89% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 13th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
100 % 101 % +0%
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AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Zen 3 CPU Review
0 % OC SotTR 1% OC GTAV 0% OC, RDR2 0% OC, F120 0% OC, MetroEx 1% OC, Divis2 0% OC
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AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Zen 3 CPU Review
0 % SotTR 4% GTAV 0%, RDR2 0%, F120 0%, MetroEx 0%, Divis2 1%
05 Nov20|Anandtech
AMD Zen 3 Ryzen Deep Dive Review: ...
FarC5 0%, Bord3 1%, Civ6 2%, FinFant15 0%, Chernob 0%, F119 1%, RDR2 0%, WoT 0% 0 % StrangeB 1%, GTAV 0%, DExMD 1%, FinFant14 1%, GearsT 2%
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Friendly Fire: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X C...
3 % OC GTAV 3% OC, RDR2 4% OC, TWarTKC 2% OC, TWarTKB 7% OC, ACO 1% OC
06 Nov20|Gamers Nexus
Friendly Fire: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X C...
2 % SotTR 1%, GTAV 3%, RDR2 0%, TWarTKC 4%, F120 2%, TWarTKB 1% ACO 0%
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Remember this day… - AMD Ryzen 500...
1 % SotTR 4%, MSFS20 4%, CSGO 1% GTAV 1%, F120 3%
10 Mar21|HardwareLUXX
Processor non grata: Rocket Lake-S...
1 % BFV 2%, SotTR 0%, MetroEx 0%, Divis2 0%
26 Dec20|Tom's Hardware
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X Review: The Pric...
ProjC3 2%, SotTR 2%, RDR2 0% 0 % Hitm2 3%, FarC5 1%, Bord3 0%, Divis2 1%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.4 Pts 88.4 Pts +1%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
159 Pts 159 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
315 Pts 316 Pts +0%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
607 Pts +0% 606 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1187 Pts +1% 1174 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.5 Pts 95.7 Pts +0%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
170 Pts +1% 168 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
336 Pts +0% 335 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
651 Pts 652 Pts +0%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1278 Pts +1% 1264 Pts
Market Share
Based on 46,570,576 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.64 % 1.51 % Hugely higher market share.
+136%
Value
Value For Money
73.2 % 82 % Better value.
+12%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
67 % 71 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
Price
Price (score)
$878 $590 Much cheaper.
+33%
Age
Newest
10 Months 10 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
105 Watts 105 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
16 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
12 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
32 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
24 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 +2% 4.8 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
3322 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+31%
2539 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
2900 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+24%
2344 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 9 5900X is second in AMD’s line-up of new Zen 3 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 $175 USD 11400F, the saved $660 USD would be far better spent on a higher tier GPU. [Nov '20 CPUPro]

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