AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

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AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

CPU comparison

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D or AMD Ryzen 9 5900X - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D has 8 cores with 16 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.50 GHz. Up to 128 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D was released in Q4/2020.

The AMD Ryzen 9 5900X has 12 cores with 24 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.80 GHz. The CPU supports up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 9 5900X was released in Q4/2020.
AMD Ryzen 7 (63) Family AMD Ryzen 9 (34)
AMD Ryzen 5000 (12) CPU group AMD Ryzen 5000 (12)
4 Generation 4
Vermeer (Zen 3) Architecture Vermeer (Zen 3)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D Successor AMD Ryzen 9 7900X

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 16 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D is 3.40 GHz (4.50 GHz) while the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X has 12 CPU cores and 24 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X is at 3.70 GHz (4.80 GHz).

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
8 Cores 12
16 Threads 24
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? Yes
3.40 GHz Frequency 3.70 GHz
4.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.80 GHz
4.20 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.50 GHz

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D or AMD Ryzen 9 5900X has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
GPU frequency --
-- GPU (Turbo) --
-- GPU Generation --
Technology
Max. displays
-- Compute units --
-- Shader --
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory --
-- DirectX Version --

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D can use up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 51.2 GB/s. The AMD Ryzen 9 5900X supports up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 51.2 GB/s.

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
DDR4-3200 Memory DDR4-3200
128 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
51.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
4.00 MB L2 Cache 6.00 MB
96.00 MB L3 Cache 64.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 4.0
20 PCIe lanes 20
39.4 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 39.4 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D is 105 W, while the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X has a TDP of 105 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
105 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 105 W
-- TDP (PL2) 142 W
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
90 °C Tjunction max. 90 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D is manufactured in 7 nm and has 100.00 MB cache. The AMD Ryzen 9 5900X is manufactured in 7 nm and has a 70.00 MB cache.

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
7 nm Technology 7 nm
Chiplet Chip design Chiplet
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
AM4 (PGA 1331) Socket AM4 (PGA 1331)
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q4/2020 Release date Q4/2020
449 $ Release price 549 $
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Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
95 (97%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.80 GHz
98 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
835 (70%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.80 GHz
1189 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
1475 (90%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.80 GHz
1636 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
15125 (69%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.50 GHz
21878 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
1679 (97%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.80 GHz
1727 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
12024 (83%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.50 GHz
14515 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
2104 (96%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.80 GHz
2199 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
11646 (92%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.50 GHz
12637 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
585 (92%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.80 GHz
637 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
5799 (68%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.50 GHz
8491 (100%)

Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
246 (80%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.50 GHz
308 (100%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
28090 (71%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.50 GHz
39295 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
249 (92%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.80 GHz
270 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
2477 (67%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.50 GHz
3684 (100%)

CPU performance per watt (efficiency)

Efficiency of the processor under full load in the Cinebench R23 (multi-core) benchmark. The benchmark result is divided by the average energy required (CPU package power in watts). The higher the value, the more efficient the CPU is under full load.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
15,125 CB R23 MC @ 96 W
158 (95%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
21,878 CB R23 MC @ 131 W
167 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.50 GHz
647 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
9520 (100%)

Devices using this processor

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
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Up to 15 percent more single-core performance and 35 percent more multi-core performance of the 16-core model are realistic !

Comparison of the two processors

Actually, the comparison between the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D and the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X doesn't really make sense. Because the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D is primarily aimed at gamers, because the significantly larger level 3 cache of the processor is particularly noticeable in PC games.

Both processors are from the Zen 3 generation (Vermeer Desktop Design), but the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D has Zen3 3D cores as a special feature, which are almost identical to Zen 3 cores, but clock a little lower, but have a larger level 3 cache.

The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D is 3.4 GHz (up to 4.5 GHz in turbo), with the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X clocking at 3.7 GHz or up to 4.8 GHz in turbo mode. While the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D cannot officially be overclocked as this can cause problems with the 3D cache, the 12-core processor AMD Ryzen 9 5900X can be overclocked normally.

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D only has 8 CPU cores, which is currently still completely sufficient for actually all applications and especially games. Modern games are often programmed and optimized for consoles and often cannot take advantage of many more CPU cores, since both the current Microsoft XBOX Series S/X and the Sony Playstation have 8-core AMD Ryzen processors.

The AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, on the other hand, is a 12-core processor that can be used for more demanding applications, but of course also for PC games. Nevertheless, it is not a games processor but rather an all-rounder. Due to its many CPU cores, it also has a fairly large level 3 cache of 64 MB, but the smaller AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D has even more cache with 96 MB level 3 cache.

Both processors support up to 128 GB of DDR4-3200 RAM in a maximum of two memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is around 51 GB per second.

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