Items tagged with ryzen 9 5900x

November will be here before we know it, and with it comes the retail availability of AMD's latest generation Ryzen 5000 series, based on Zen 3. Then we will have a clear picture of whether the new chips truly deliver upon AMD's claimed 19 percent IPC (instructions per clock) uplift over Zen 2. As we wait, more slightly-early benchmarks have emerged, at a familiar place—the Geekbench database. We have high hopes for Zen 3, based on what AMD is claiming, combined with the spattering of leaked benchmarks that have emerged since the Ryzen 5000 series was officially announced. We always have to take such things with a big pinch of salt, though generally, the closer to retail availability we... Read more...
You have questions, I have questions, we all have questions about AMD's recently announced Ryzen 5000 series, and specifically regarding how actual performance stacks up with the company's claim of a 19 percent IPC (instructions per clock) uplift over the Ryzen 3000 series. Reliable answers will have to wait until the reviews are posted. Waiting is hard, though, and while caution should be taken when looking at unofficial benchmark runs, there is another set of interesting results to digest, this time within SiSoftware's SANDRA database. This latest round of leaked data follows the recent discovery of Zen 3 benchmark results within the Cinebench R20 database, which we wrote about earlier this... Read more...
Yowza! AMD made some bold claims during the unveiling of its Ryzen 5000 series, which will land on retail shelves next month. According to AMD, its upcoming Zen 3 chips are "the fastest gaming CPUs in the world," a boast that belonged to Intel up to this point. But is Zen 3 all that and a bag of sea salt and vinegar kettle cooked potato chips? Well, some early benchmark results on Cinebench R20 are certainly tasty. We'll get to the benchmark numbers in a moment, but first let's recap the Ryzen 5000 series lineup. AMD is kicking off the Zen 3 party with four chips: Ryzen 9 5950X ($799), Ryzen 9 5900X ($549), Ryzen 7 5800X ($449), and Ryzen 5 5600X ($299, with a Wraith Stealth air cooler included).... Read more...
The highly anticipated follow-up to AMD's blockbuster Zen 2 family of Ryzen 3000 desktop processors is finally here. AMD has announced its Ryzen 5000 desktop processor family, which is based on its all-new Zen 3 architecture. Zen 3 is still being produced on the 7nm process node, but AMD has managed to deliver a number of key improvements to provide a significant boost in performance over its predecessor. AMD Is Skipping Ryzen 4000 And Going Straight To Ryzen 5000 For Desktops But before we get into the details, we first need to talk about model naming; specifically, Ryzen 5000. Conventional wisdom would dictate that the next generation of AMD’s consumer desktop processors would be called... Read more...
Anticipation over AMD's upcoming Zen 3 product lineup is building, especially now with an unveiling just a little more than a week away. Waiting is the hardest part. To help pass the time, there has been an increasing number of leaks pertaining to purported Zen 3 parts in the wild (engineering samples), the latest of which highlights a substantial boost in single-threaded performance. Potentially, anyway. The standard disclaimer applies when dealing with leaks and rumors. In this case, we are talking about a screenshot of a CPU-Z benchmark run posted to Twitter by @9550pro, which shows a mystery CPU presumed to be a Ryzen 9 5900X thrashing a current generation Ryzen 7 3700X in both multi-threaded... Read more...
In exactly three weeks, AMD will unveil its Zen 3 lineup during a scheduled press event (October 8), followed by announcing its Radeon RX 6000 series toward the end of next month (October 28). We have questions, and AMD presumably has answers. One of them is what specific processors are on tap, and according to a new leak, AMD will be unveiling a Ryzen 5000 series for the desktop, not Ryzen 4000. This needs to happen, as far as I am concerned. I am fully aware that skipping ahead to Ryzen 5000 might irk some people, but I would argue it is needed, to make things less confusing among AMD's different product lines. Specifically, the Ryzen 4000 series already exists in mobile APU form, but the underlying... Read more...