AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
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Review highlights
  • Great for gaming
  • Very fast performance in multi-threaded applications
  • No competition from Intel
  • Only compatible with AMD AM4 socket
  • Requires a high end motherboard


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Intel Core i9-12900K vs. AMD Ryzen 9 5950X: Flagships Tested | Digital Trends

without any issues. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is the one game where the Ryzen 9 5950X took the lead — minor as that lead may be.

1 month ago

Switerland here, Ordered my AMD Ryzen 9 5950x on the 08.11.2020, prepaid of course.

Still have no clue where my CPU is ...

I mailed every single retailer in the country and nobody knows


What are the USB issues ?

I am using the CH8 Formula with a Ryzen 9 5950x and 64GB G.Skill DDR4 3600 MHz.

What should I be testing ?


UserBenchmark: AMD Ryzen 9 5950X 100-100000059WOF

CPU Ryzen 9 5950XAMD $639Bench 102%, 62,003 samples3,281x GPU RTX 3090Nvidia $1,500Bench 233%, 119,001 samples1,904x RTX 3080Nvidia $700Bench 206%, 295,767 samples1,090x RTX 3080-TiNvidia $1,200Bench 233%, 82,975 samples1,002x EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $2,299. How Fast Is Your CPU?

1 month ago

* AMD Ryzen 9 5950X. * 2 \* 32GB Crucial Ballistix RGB DDR4 3600C16 @ 1.35v. * 2 \* EVGA GeForce RTX 3090 XC3 Ultra. * Linkup Ultra PCIe 4.0 x16 Right Angle 30cm White.


AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Review

The Ryzen 9 5950X is a capable and powerful productivity engine (but not an overly power-hungry one).

Chris Stobing
1 month ago

* CPU: Ryzen 9 5950x (see below for settings). * Motherboard: Asus x570-i gaming (mini-itx) - running latest beta bios (no diff compared to prev version). * GPU: Evga XC3 RTX 3090. * RAM: G.skill trident 16 GB (8 GB x 2) CL16 [F4-3600C16D-16GTZR].


- AMD Ryzen 9 5950X with 16 Cores (it seems to use only a few (2 or 3) cores with an overall CPU usage of 13% during render). - RTX 3090 (only 30% usage during render). Its possible to use ffmpeg with multiple threads.


You can grab the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X (16C/32T) for just $520, save $280

The Ryzen 9 5950X was $800, now $520 -- a discount of a huge $280. The Ryzen 9 5900X was $550, with $180 discount it's now available for $370 while the Ryzen 7 5800X was $450 with $130 off, down to $320.

1 month ago

> Analyst Yuzo Fukuzaki with TechInsights examined the existing Ryzen 9 5950X and found evidence the chip was designed for modification in this fashion from the beginning. [photo]. > There’s a row of dots in the image above. AMD uses TSVs — Through Silicon Vias — to connect the L3 cache directly to the CPU.



Type / Form Factor

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

Number of Cores


Number of Threads

32 threads


64 MB