Intel
AMD100-100000061WOF

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 81,536 user samples
4 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 38% Base clock 3.7 GHz
Worst Bench: 26% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 26% Great: 38%
SPEED RANK: 1150th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
81,532 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 90% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 90% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 15th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
33.3 % 100 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+201%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
60.4 Pts 88.4 Pts Much lower memory latency.
+46%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
29.8 Pts 158 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+430%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
40.8 Pts 315 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+672%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
39.6 Pts 602 Pts Insanely faster quad-core speed.
+1,420%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
40.6 Pts 1173 Pts Insanely faster octa-core speed.
+2,789%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
67 Pts 95.7 Pts Much lower OC memory latency.
+43%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
39.2 Pts 168 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+329%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
53.7 Pts 335 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+524%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
52.8 Pts 649 Pts Insanely faster OC quad-core speed.
+1,129%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
52.8 Pts 1265 Pts Insanely faster OC octa-core speed.
+2,296%
Market Share
Based on 46,513,359 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 71 % Much more popular.
+42%
Age
Newest
83+ Months 10 Months Hugely more recent.
+88%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
53.4 Pts 2540 Pts Insanely faster OC 64-core speed.
+4,657%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
41.5 Pts 2345 Pts Insanely faster 64-core speed.
+5,551%
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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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