Average Bench: 120% (23rd of 1456)

Based on 867 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00A60F12 Model: AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D 16-Core Processor

The AMD 7000X3D CPUs have the same core architecture as the rest of the 7000 series but they have one group of eight "3D" cores with extra cache. The “3D” cores are priced higher but run at 10% lower clocks. For most real-world tasks performance is comparable to the 7000X variant. Cache sensitive scenarios such as low res. canned game benchmarks with an RTX 4090 ($2,000) benefit at the cost of everything else. Be wary of sponsored reviews with cherry picked games that showcase the wins, ignore frame drops and gloss over the losses. Also watch out for AMD’s army of Neanderthal social media accounts on reddit, forums and youtube, they will be singing their own praises as usual. AMD continue to develop “Advanced Marketing” relationships with select youtubers with the obvious aim of compensating for second tier products with first tier marketing. PC gamers considering a 7000X3D CPU need to work on their critical thinking skills: Influencers are paid handsomely to promote overpriced niche products (X3D, EPYC, Threadripper etc.). Rational gamers have little reason to look further than the $300 13600K which offers comparable real-world gaming and better desktop performance at a fraction of the price. Workstation users (and RTX 4080+ gamers) may find value in higher core CPUs such as the 16-core $400 13700K. Despite offering better performance at lower prices, as long as Intel continues to sample and sponsor marketers that are mostly funded by AMD, they will struggle to win market share. [Mar '23 CPUPro]

Outstanding average bench

The AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D averaged 20.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 3,455Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 806Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D is just 9.91%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Memory Latency 89.2Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 1,556Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 867 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.9 Memory 89.2 99
190 1-Core 206 223
376 2-Core 408 443
123% 234 Pts
Min Avg Max
741 4-Core 806 860
1,275 8-Core 1,556 1,671
140% 1,181 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,781 64-Core 3,455 3,866
214% 3,455 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM5, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 98.7
1-Core 199
2-Core 403
124% 234 Pts
4-Core 781
8-Core 1,552
138% 1,167 Pts
64-Core 3,618
224% 3,618 Pts
AM5, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Memory 84
1-Core 206
2-Core 410
121% 233 Pts
4-Core 812
8-Core 1,591
142% 1,202 Pts
64-Core 3,478
215% 3,478 Pts
AM5, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 209
2-Core 415
121% 235 Pts
4-Core 825
8-Core 1,606
144% 1,215 Pts
64-Core 3,600
223% 3,600 Pts
AM5, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.8
1-Core 204
2-Core 404
117% 228 Pts
4-Core 801
8-Core 1,581
141% 1191 Pts
64-Core 3,567
221% 3,567 Pts
AM5, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.6
1-Core 204
2-Core 396
116% 225 Pts
4-Core 787
8-Core 1,530
137% 1,158 Pts
64-Core 3,503
217% 3,503 Pts
AM5, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.1
1-Core 208
2-Core 413
118% 231 Pts
4-Core 805
8-Core 1,580
141% 1,192 Pts
64-Core 3,522
218% 3,522 Pts
AM5, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.5
1-Core 193
2-Core 374
111% 214 Pts
4-Core 750
8-Core 1,331
125% 1,041 Pts
64-Core 3,416
211% 3,416 Pts
AM5, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.1
1-Core 132
2-Core 224
76% 139 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 1062
87% 757 Pts
64-Core 3474
215% 3474 Pts
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