AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Review & Specs

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 12-Core 24-Thread AM4 Unlocked 100-100000061WOF

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 12-Core 24-Thread AM4 Unlocked 100-100000061WOF


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The World's Best Gaming Desktop Processor, With 12 Cores And 24 Processing Threads
Can Deliver Elite 100+ FPS Performance In The World's Most Popular Games
Cooler Not Included, High-Performance Cooler Recommended
4.8 Ghz Max Boost, Unlocked For Overclocking, 70 MB Of Cache, DDR-3200 Support
For The Advanced Socket AM4 Platform, Can Support Pcie 4.0 On X570 And B550 Motherboards

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Specs Overview

Model 100-100000061WOF
Release Date November 2020

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

Series Ryzen 9 5000 Series
Core Name Vermeer
Socket AM4
Integrated Graphics None
CPU Cores 12
CPU Threads 24
CPU Clock Rate 3700MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4800MHz
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 5900X is an absolute monster of a CPU, bringing the biggest gen-on-gen jump in single-core performance in years, which helps make the processor stronger across the board. The best part? You don't even need a new motherboard.


Strong in multi-threaded, lightly threaded, and single-threaded tasks ranging from rendering to gaming, the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X is a superb option at a little over £500 and represents excellent balance in AMD’s Zen 3 product stack.


AMD has done it again! Their new Ryzen 5000 Series desktop processors bring yet another huge generation-over-generation improvement. Many years ago, the naysayers had talked about AMD just grabbing the low-hanging fruit, and that these gains would soon be history—guess not. The new Ryzen 5000 processors have been rearchitected from the ground up, w ...


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