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Ryzen 7 3800X vs Ryzen 9 5900X

Ryzen 7 3800X vs Ryzen 9 5900X: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X

3.9 GHz | 8-core

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X Logo
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 8-Core, 16-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Prism LED Cooler

Buy for $289 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 96 minutes ago

vs
FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

3.7 GHz | 12-core

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Logo
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 12-core, 24-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor

Buy for $425 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 96 minutes ago

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X

3.9 GHz | 8-core

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X Logo
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 8-Core, 16-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Prism LED Cooler

Buy for $289 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 96 minutes ago

vs
FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

3.7 GHz | 12-core

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Logo
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 12-core, 24-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor

Buy for $425 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 96 minutes ago

Key Differences

In short — Ryzen 9 5900X outperforms the cheaper Ryzen 7 3800X on the selected game parameters. However, the worse performing Ryzen 7 3800X is a better bang for your buck. The better performing Ryzen 9 5900X is 487 days newer than the cheaper Ryzen 7 3800X.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 3800X

  • Up to 32% cheaper than Ryzen 9 5900X - $289.0 vs $425.0

  • Up to 21% better value when playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive than Ryzen 9 5900X - $0.42 vs $0.53 per FPS

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

  • Performs up to 16% better in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive than Ryzen 7 3800X - 805 vs 692 FPS

  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than AMD Ryzen 7 3800X - 24 vs 16 threads

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X Logo
Ryzen 7 3800X

Desktop • Jul 7th, 2019


FPS

692

86%

Value, $/FPS

$0.42/FPS

100%

Price, $

$289

100%

Value Winner

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 8-Core, 16-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Prism LED Cooler

Buy for $289 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 96 minutes ago

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Logo
Ryzen 9 5900X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020


FPS

805

100%

Value, $/FPS

$0.53/FPS

79%

Price, $

$425

68%

FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 12-core, 24-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor

Buy for $425 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 96 minutes ago

FPS in TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X Logo
Ryzen 7 3800X

Desktop • Jul 7th, 2019

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Logo
Ryzen 9 5900X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X Logo
Ryzen 7 3800X

Desktop • Jul 7th, 2019


Single-Core

1289

77%

Multi-Core

8853

63%

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Logo
Ryzen 9 5900X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020


Single-Core

1672

100%

Multi-Core

14028

100%

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X Logo

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X

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AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Logo

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

Jul 7th, 2019Release Date
Nov 5th, 2020
Ryzen 7CollectionRyzen 9
MatisseCodenameVermeer
AMD Socket AM4SocketAMD Socket AM4
Desktop
Segment
Desktop
8Cores
12
16Threads
24
3.9 GHz
Base Clock Speed3.7 GHz
4.5 GHzTurbo Clock Speed
4.8 GHz
105 WTDP105 W
7 nmProcess Size7 nm
39.0x
Multiplier37.0x
NoneIntegrated GraphicsNone
YesOverclockableYes

Builds Using Ryzen 7 3800X or Ryzen 9 5900X

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, 1080p, High

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