Average Bench: 88.5% (60th of 1314)

Based on 10,580 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00870F10 Model: AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT 8-Core Processor

The XT series of Ryzen CPUs barely outperform their cheaper X and non-X counterparts: 3600, 3600X, 3800X, 3900X. Outside of encoding workloads such as UserBenchmark 64-core, Cinebench, Blender-CPU and Handbrake-CPU the Ryzen architecture remains limited by relatively high latency and the associated gaming bottleneck (frame drops). Dedicated hardware such as NVENC or QuickSync remains far more efficient than CPU cores for encoding. CPU based encoding is akin to using hair clippers on a lawn. The best value CPU amongst the Ryzen range is the 3300X which is the first design to focus on delivering lower latency, and therefore better performance where users need it, rather than “Moar Coars”. Aside from the army of anonymous influencers on social media (reddit, forums, youtube etc.), users will be hard pressed to find rational arguments that favor the XT variants over their cheaper predecessors. [Jul '20 CPUPro]

Very good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT averaged just 11.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 141Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,487Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT is just 16.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Memory Latency 78.8Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 955Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 10,580 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.8 Memory 78.8 88.7
123 1-Core 141 150
235 2-Core 279 297
92.1% 166 Pts
Min Avg Max
444 4-Core 527 572
835 8-Core 955 1,053
92.4% 741 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,372 64-Core 1,487 1,579
99.8% 1,487 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 85
1-Core 146
2-Core 285
96% 172 Pts
4-Core 547
8-Core 984
96% 766 Pts
64-Core 1,507
101% 1,507 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.4
1-Core 144
2-Core 286
95% 170 Pts
4-Core 545
8-Core 960
94% 753 Pts
64-Core 1,466
98% 1,466 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.8
1-Core 147
2-Core 292
97% 175 Pts
4-Core 505
8-Core 987
92% 746 Pts
64-Core 1,528
103% 1,528 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 147
2-Core 294
97% 174 Pts
4-Core 518
8-Core 967
92% 743 Pts
64-Core 1,518
102% 1,518 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.6
1-Core 129
2-Core 255
82% 150 Pts
4-Core 461
8-Core 680
73% 570 Pts
64-Core 692
46% 692 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,087,262 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 135%
Desktop 96%
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Workstation 140%

Motherboard: MSI MAG B550 TOMAHAWK (MS-7C91) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,361

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1 month ago.

Don't fall for AMD's marketing BS, save your money and get a better GPU which will actually make a difference


10 months ago.


10 months ago.

useless refresh higher than 4300 MHz works again most select cpus


2 months ago.

My Ryzen 7 3800XT is fantastic, never had a problem with it. Gives great Minecraft preformance.

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