Average Bench: 94.1% (115th of 1442)

Based on 174 user benchmarks.  Device: 078BFBFF00A20F10 Model: AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16-Core Processor
Poor: 61%Average: 94.1% Great: 108%
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine

Excellent average bench

The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16-Core averaged just 5.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16-Core near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Speed 156Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 582Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16-Core is 47.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 16-Core performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 79.8Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 1,055Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 174 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.1 Memory 79.8 92.7
123 1-Core 156 172
212 2-Core 302 340
96.2% 179 Pts
Min Avg Max
371 4-Core 582 671
441 8-Core 1,055 1,318
98.2% 819 Pts
Min Avg Max
432 64-Core 1,611 2,768
99.7% 1,611 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.3
1-Core 171
2-Core 344
106% 200 Pts
4-Core 666
8-Core 1201
112% 933 Pts
64-Core 1470
91% 1470 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 24 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.8
1-Core 166
2-Core 331
101% 192 Pts
4-Core 648
8-Core 1,286
114% 967 Pts
64-Core 2,445
151% 2,445 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 24 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.3
1-Core 165
2-Core 336
101% 192 Pts
4-Core 661
8-Core 1273
115% 967 Pts
64-Core 2,527
156% 2,527 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 32 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.9
1-Core 166
2-Core 332
101% 192 Pts
4-Core 649
8-Core 1,243
112% 946 Pts
64-Core 2634
163% 2634 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.2
1-Core 165
2-Core 331
100% 191 Pts
4-Core 613
8-Core 1,251
110% 932 Pts
64-Core 2,269
140% 2,269 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 32 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.6
1-Core 164
2-Core 301
94% 178 Pts
4-Core 646
8-Core 1,292
114% 969 Pts
64-Core 2,682
166% 2,682 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 1 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 48.2
1-Core 40.3
2-Core 61.5
32% 50 Pts
4-Core 83.1
8-Core 100
12% 91.8 Pts
64-Core 13.1
1% 13.1 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 67,672,439 CPUs tested

Typical Ryzen 9 5950X 16-Core Builds (Compare 605 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO

System: QEMU Standard PC (Q35 + ICH9, 2009)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $499

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