AMD Ryzen 7 3800X Review & Specs

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 8-Core 16-Thread Unlocked Wraith Prism LED Cooler

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 8-Core 16-Thread Unlocked Wraith Prism LED Cooler


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The world's most advanced processor in the desktop PC gaming segment
Can deliver ultra fast 100+ FPS performance in the world's most popular games
8 Cores and 16 processing threads, bundled with the AMD Wraith Prism cooler with color controlled LED support
4.5 GHz Max Boost, unlocked for overclocking, 36 MB of game Cache, ddr 3200 support
For the advanced socket AM4 platform, can support PCIe 4.0 on x570 motherboards

Specs Overview

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  • Ryzen 7 3800X
Release Date July 2019

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Series Ryzen 7
Core Name Matisse
Socket AM4
Integrated Graphics None
CPU Cores 8
CPU Threads 16
CPU Clock Rate 3900MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4500MHz
TDP 105W
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 7 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 128GB
Cache L3 32MB

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AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 8 core, 16 thread unlocked desktop processor with Wraith Prism LED cooler

Critic Reviews


If there is one main take-away from this review it would be that AMD has indeed created a mainstream processor line which no longer needs to rely upon more cores to compete with Intel. Instead AMD's Ryzen 7 3800X can easily go toe to toe with Intel and...

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So yes, the Ryzen 7 3800X is an excellent buy, but only because the Ryzen 7 3700X already is, and because of that we can't recommend it to anyone who was looking to invest in an eight core 3rd Gen Ryzen CPU. Get the 3700X and put the savings towards some faster memory or something. Only if the extra few seconds you save in video rendering absolutel ...


It’s not all just benchmarks today. AMD does have a trump card that Intel still lacks. I am, of course, talking about PCIe 4.0. For those wanting the bleeding edge of NVMe drives, AMD is where you’ll find it. The only real threat to the 3800X right now is the 3700X Both perform pretty close, but if you want to save a few quid, it’s a good option. T ...

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