AMD Ryzen 9 5950X – The Best 16 Cores AMD Processor

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Review:
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Review:

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Specifications :

CompanyAMD
Core FamilyVermeer
NameRyzen 9 3950X
CPU SeriesAMD Ryzen 9 (Series 5000)
TypeDesktop
Architecture / MicroarchitectureZen 3
Price Right Now$ 737
Release dateNovember 5, 2020
Launching price$749
Processor Technology7 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP)105 Watt
Max number of CPUs in a configuration1 (Uniprocessor)
PCIe lanes20
PCIe version4.0
SocketAM4
Boost Clock / Max Frequency4.90 GHz / 4900MHz
CPU Cores16
CPU Threads32
Base CPU Clock / Frequency3.70 GHz / 3700MHz
HyperthreadingAvailable
L1 Cache16 x 32kB Instruction 16 x 64kB Data ( 96K per core )
L1 cache96K (per core)
L2 cache8MB ( 16 x 512 kB )
L3-Cache64 MB ( 4 x 16 MB )
Simultaneous MultithreadingYes
Turbo (1 Core)4.90 GHz
Turbo (16 Cores)4.20 GHz

Memory Specs:

ECCYes
ECC SupportNo
Maximum Supported Memory128 GB
Maximum memory bandwidth47.68 GB / s
Memory channels2
Memory typeDDR4-3200
Supported memory typesDDR4
Max Supported Memory128 GB

Technology:

64-bit supportYes Supported
Includes CPU CoolerNo
OverclockingYes
Part Number100-100000051WOF
Technology7 nm
T-junction max.95 °C
Transistor count19,200 million
UnlockedYes

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GraphicsNone

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Technologies and Extensions

AES-NI Available
AVX Available

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Virtualization Technologies

AMD-VAvailable
VirtualizationAMD-V, SEV

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Review:

Pros

  • The productivity performance is pretty good.
  • It has Low TDP.
  • Full of Premuim features.
  • Unlocked for overclocking.
  • Strong gaming results across multiple titles.
  • Outperforms competing Intel HEDT options.

Cons

  • Price is a bit high as for this specification.
  • No cooler included in the box.
  • FPS in games are low as compared to other Ryzen Processosr of same series.
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Basic Details Of Ryzen 9 5950X:

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X was released into the market on November 5, 2020, and the launching price of this processor was $749. AMD Ryzen 9 5950X is based on zen3 architecture which is in the series of AMD ryzen 5000 the previous AMD Ryzen 3000 series was based on Zen 2 architecture. The technology of this processor is 7nm, as we know that smaller chip size means better and more efficient performance so this processor will be quite efficient in performance.

Widely Compatible:

The best thing about this processor is that it is compatible with Socket AM4 which means it will work with all motherboards ranging from B350 to X570 while on the other hand, other AMD threadripper processors will only work with there on compatible TRX40 chipset sockets motherboards.

Low Temperature (also with overclocking):

One more thing is a very precious part of this processor advantages that is if you overclock this processor or it is in the base clock can you put a heavy load on it the maximum temperature will go up to 78C for 77C degree which is a quality feature of this processor.

Performance Details:

The total number of PCI lanes in this processor is 20 and it comes with PCI version 4.0. It has a socket AM4 which is full of the latest high-end features. It comes with a base clock of 3.7GHz and a turbo clock of 4.9GHz. The total number of Cores in this processor is 16 and the number of threads is 32.

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X comes with an L1 cache of 1 MB L2 cache of 8MB and an L3 cache of 64 MB. It also supports the Simultaneous Multithreading feature. The maximum supported memory for this processor is 128 GB memory type will be DDR4-3200.

HyperThreading and other features:

It comes with a hyperthreading feature which means there will be more threads in a single Core this will boost the performance of every single Core. . It has to overclock ability you can easily overclock the processor without any heat issues or power issues it is completely stable and the best thing is the temperature won’t raise up with overclocking. It can run at a maximum temperature of 95C. It comes with AMD-V virtualization Technology.

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Benchmarks Tests:

Cinebench R20 Rendering Test (higher is better)

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Cinebench R20 Rendering Test (Single Core)

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Best Motherboards For AMD Ryzen 9 5950X:

Asus ROG Strix X570-E

Number 1 Premium Motherboard for Ryzen 9 5950X

SPECIFICATIONS

Socket: AM4 | Chipset: AMD X570 | Form Factor: ATX | Voltage Regulator: 16 | PCIe x16: 6 | USB Ports: 7 | Warranty: 3 Years

REASONS TO BUY

✓ Multiple GPUs are supported

✓ Many Input & Output options

✓ Double M.2 heatsinks are there inside this motherboard

REASONS TO AVOID

✗ No thunderbolt availability

✗ The low number of fan headers

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This Asus ROG Strix X570-E comes with a socket of AMD AM4 which is purely optimized and made for AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series/ 4000 G-Series/ 3000 Series/ 3000 G-Series/ 2000 Series/ 2000 G-Series desktop processors. This motherboard can support up to 2 M.2 drives and features and for best connectivity and speed optimization, it comes with USB 3.2 Gen 2  AMD Store MI.

Audio
  • 5x Analog Audio Jack
  • 1x Optical SPDIF Out

Network

  • 2x Antenna Port
  • 2x RJ-45

USB

  • 4x USB 3 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 3x USB 3 Gen 2 Type-A
  • 1x USB 3 Gen 2 Type-C

Video

  • 1x DisplayPort
  • 1x HDMI Out

Internal Connections

Fans

  • 7x 4-pin Fan Header

Misc

  • 2x Addressable LED Header
  • 2x RGB Header

Power

  • 1x 24-pin ATX Power
  • 1x 4-pin 12V Power
  • 1x 8-pin 12V Power

Storage

  • 8x SATA3

USB

  • 2x USB 2 Header
  • 1x USB 3 Gen 1 Header
  • 1x USB 3 Gen 2 Header

Audio

Audio chipRealtek ALC1220
Audio Channels7.1

Chip

AmountChipSpeedFor IPMI
1xRealtek RTL8125CG2500 MbitNo
1xIntel I211-AT1000 MbitNo

Wireless

Bluetooth Version5.0
Wifi 5GHz SupportYes
Wifi Protocol802.11 a/b/g/n/ax

Technology:

Slot ProtocolDDR4
Slot Type288-pin DIMM
Maximum Speed3200 MHz
Maximum Capacity128 GB
Maximum Channels2
ECC supportNo

M.2 Connections

AmountSlotSizesSpeeds
2xM-Key22110, 2242, 2260, 2280,PCI-E 4.0 x4, SATA3,

Slots

  • 1x PCI-E 4.0 x16 @ x16
  • 1x PCI-E 4.0 x16 @ x8
  • 1x PCI-E 4.0 x16 @ x4
  • 2x PCI-E 4.0 x1 @ x1

Crossfire & SLI

AMD CrossfireYes
Nvidia SLIYes

The latest high-end 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ processors are based on the next-gen 7nm Zen architecture which comes with 16 or more cores and is so powerful and the best option for this motherboard. AMD AM4-socket processors feature dual-channel DDR4 memory, native 10Gb/s USB 3.2 Gen 2, and x16 PCI Express® 4.0/3.0 lanes for the highest performance.

GIGABYTE X570 AORUS ELITE

SPECIFICATIONS

Socket: AM4 | Chipset: AMD X570 | Form Factor: ATX | Voltage Regulator: 12+2 | PCIe x16: 2 | USB Ports: 10 | Warranty: 3 years

REASONS TO BUY

✓ Sufficient 12+2 VRM

✓ Comes with Super-fast Bios updates

✓ Integrated Input / Output Shield Armor

REASONS TO AVOID

✗ No Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are available

✗ Only four fan headers

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GIGABYTE X570 AORUS ELITE Review:

GIGABYTE X570 AORUS ELITE only supports the latest AMD 5000 series processors. This motherboard comes with so many premium features that are purely made for AMD X570. We know that GIGABYTE always gives priority to the quality of the product so that’s why this motherboard from the switch is so attractive and premium-looking design.

Super Powerful Performance:

This motherboard gives an outclass and super powerful performance which makes it a powerhouse. If you want to build an Elite gaming PC with so many features based on the latest technologies then you should just go for this motherboard with a pair of Mt letters 5000 series ryzen processors.

Features:

It comes with PCIe 4.0, USB Type-C interfaces, clear and good quality audio features, and super-fast Ethernet speed. But there are two drawbacks of this processor first is that it doesn’t have any Wi-Fi and also no Bluetooth connectivity and the other drawback or disadvantage of this processor is that it comes with a little number of fans headers but all the motherboard is a best and value for AMD ryzen 5000 series processors.

Supports AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen / 2nd Gen Ryzen / Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics Processors

  • Dual Channel ECC/Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • 12+2 Phases Digital VRM
  • Extended VRM Heatsink
  • Dual Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 x4 M.2 & Single Thermal Guard
  • Intel Dual-Band 802.11 ac WI-FI & BT 4.2
  • AMP-UP Audio with ALC1200
  • Intel Gigabit LAN
  • RGB FUSION 2.0 with Multi-Zone Addressable LED Light Show Design
  • Smart Fan 5 – Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP and Noise Detection
  • Front Panel USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
  • I/O Shield Armor
  • Q-Flash Plus Update BIOS Without Installing CPU, Memory, GPU

Detail Specifications :

Manufacturer

Gigabyte

Part #

X570 AORUS ELITE WIFI

Socket / CPU

AM4

Form Factor

ATX

Chipset

AMD X570

Memory Max

128 GB

Memory Type

DDR4

Memory Slots

4

Memory Speed

  • DDR4-2133 – DDR4-2400 – DDR4-2666 – DDR4-2933 – DDR4-3200 – DDR4-3333 – DDR4-3400
  • DDR4-3466 – DDR4-3600 – DDR4-3733 – DDR4-3800 – DDR4-3866 – DDR4-4000 (all are supported).

Color

Black

SLI/CrossFire

CrossFire Capable

PCI-E x16 Slots

2

PCI-E x8 Slots

0

PCI-E x4 Slots

0

PCI-E x1 Slots

2

PCI Slots

0

M.2 Slots

  • 2242/2260/2280/22110 M-key
  • 2242/2260/2280/22110 M-key

Mini-PCIe Slots

0

Half Mini-PCIe Slots

0

Mini-PCIe / mSATA Slots

0

mSATA Slots

0

SATA 6 Gb/s

6

Onboard Ethernet

1 x 1 Gb/s

Onboard Video

Depends on CPU

USB 2.0 Headers

2

USB 2.0 Headers (Single Port)

0

USB 3.2 Gen 1 Headers

2

USB 3.2 Gen 2 Headers

1

USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Headers

0

Supports ECC

No

Wireless Networking

Wi-Fi 5

RAID Support

Yes

AMD Official Web Page: AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

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