AMD Ryzen 9 3900X Review & Specs

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-core 24-Thread Wraith Prism LED Cooler

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-core 24-Thread 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
12 Cores and 24 processing threads, bundled with the AMD Wraith Prism cooler with color-controlled LED support
4.6 GHz Max Boost, unlocked for overclocking, 70 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 9 3900X
Release Date July 2019

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Series Ryzen 9
Core Name Matisse
Socket AM4
Integrated Graphics None
CPU Cores 12
CPU Threads 24
CPU Clock Rate 3800MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4600MHz
TDP 105W
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 7 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 128GB
Cache L3 64MB

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Critic Reviews


The AMD Ryzen 9 3900X is one of the best processors available for demanding creative tasks, thanks to super-high multi-core performance. It’s a versatile chip, too, with gaming performance proving to be solid. However, the Intel Core i9-9900K still holds the advantage here if you’re looking for a CPU for a dedicated gaming PC.


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If you are deciding between a Core i9-9900K and the Ryzen 9 3900X we would recommend getting the Ryzen 9 3900X. Yes the Core i9-9900K might beat it in a few games by a few FPS, but the benefits of the higher core count, lower temperatures, and newer platform make the Ryzen 9 3900X an easy choice. Now if you are on a previous generation Ryzen chip o ...


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AMD has proven with the Ryzen 9 3900X that they are no longer following, and are now the industry leader for enthusiast CPU’s

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