AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Review & Specs

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X 16-core 32-thread AM4 72MB Cache 4.7 GHz Max Boost 100-100000051WOF

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X 16-core 32-thread AM4 72MB Cache 4.7 GHz Max Boost 100-100000051WOF


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16 Cores And 32 Processing Threads, The Most Processing Power You Can Get In Mainstream Desktop
Can Deliver Ultra-Fast 100+ FPS Performance In The World's Most Popular Games
Cooler Not Included, Liquid Cooler With 280Mm Or Larger Radiator Recommended
4.7 Ghz Max Boost, Unlocked For Overclocking, 72 MB Of Game Cache, Ddr-3200 Support
For The Advanced Socket AM4 Platform, Can Support Pcie 4.0 On X570 Motherboards

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Specs Overview

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  • Ryzen 9 3950X
Release Date November 2019

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

Series Ryzen 9
Core Name Matisse
Socket AM4
Integrated Graphics None
CPU Cores 16
CPU Threads 32
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4700MHz
TDP 105W
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 7 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 128GB
Cache L3 64MB

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Critic Reviews


If you thought AMD was done upending the processor market in 2019, hold its drink: The Ryzen 9 3950X redefines what a CPU under $800 can do in multitasking, gaming, and content creation.


For users who want the best without going to the high-end desktop, the Ryzen 9 3950X has the best overall score out of all the chips we’ve ever tested. If you thought the 3900X didn't have enough power, the 3950X is your answer.


The Ryzen 9 3950X is a performance champ, going toe-to-toe with HEDT processors that should be in a different league. It may take a bit to keep cool, but if you follow AMD's guidance, you'll end up with a processor that takes on gaming and multi-core...

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