AMD Ryzen 9 3950X to become world’s first 16-core gaming CPU

Published: 9th Jun 2019, 13:36 GMT   Comments

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X: 16 cores at 105W TDP

According to a slide we received today, AMD will launch Ryzen 9 3950X as world’s first 16-core mainstream processor. The slide basically  “confirms” the speculation which began at Ryzen 3000 announcement at Computex.

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X would utilize all available cores from both dies. It would preserve the TDP from Ryzen 9 3900X which features 12 cores but at the cost of a lower base clock. This AM4 processor is supposedly a 105W TDP part.

The 3950X features a boost clock of 4.7 GHz, the highest from all Ryzen 3000 CPUs. The pricing and availability date have not yet been confirmed.

The authenticity of the slide could not be confirmed in such a short time, but we decided to publish it regardless. Take it with a grain of salt :)

Update: We have confirmed the authenticity of the slide.

AMD Ryzen 3000 Desktop AM4 Series
Cores/ThreadsBase ClockTurbo ClockTDPMSRP
Ryzen 9 3950X
 
7nm 16C / 32T
 
3.5 GHz
 
4.7 GHz
 
105W
TBC
Ryzen 9 3900X
 
7nm 12C / 24T
 
3.8 GHz
 
4.6 GHz
 
105W
 
499 USD
Ryzen 7 3800X
 
7nm 8C / 16T
 
3.9 GHz
 
4.5 GHz
 
105W
 
399 USD
Ryzen 7 3700X
 
7nm 8C / 16T
 
3.6 GHz
 
4.4 GHz
 
65W
 
329 USD
Ryzen 5 3600X
 
7nm 6C / 12T
 
3.8 GHz
 
4.4 GHz
 
95W
 
249 USD
Ryzen 5 3600
 
7nm 6C / 12T
 
3.6 GHz
 
4.2 GHz
 
65W
 
199 USD



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