AMD Ryzen 9 5900 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD Ryzen 9 5900 has 12 cores with 24 threads and is based on the 4. gen of the AMD Ryzen 9 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the AM4 (PGA 1331) socket and was released in Q2/2021. The AMD Ryzen 9 5900 scores 1,688 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 13,874 points.
AMD Ryzen 9 5900

At a glance

Name: AMD Ryzen 9 5900
Family: AMD Ryzen 9 (40)
CPU group: AMD Ryzen 5000 (14)
Architecture: Vermeer (Zen 3)
Technology: 7 nm
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 4
Predecessor: AMD Ryzen 9 3900
Successor: AMD Ryzen 9 7900

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 9 5900 has 12 CPU cores and can calculate 24 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 9 5900 is 3.00 GHz (4.70 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 12 / 24
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 12x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 3.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (12 Cores): 4.10 GHz

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 128 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 51.2 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-3200
51.2 GB/s
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 4.0 x 20
PCIe Bandwidth: 39.4 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 65 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 65 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 95 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 9 5900 is made in 7 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 70.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 7 nm
Chip design: Chiplet
Socket: AM4 (PGA 1331)
L2-Cache: 6.00 MB
L3-Cache: 64.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: AMD-V, SVM
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
Release date: Q2/2021
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD Ryzen 9 5900 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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.
Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
1630
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1623
Intel Core i5-12400F Intel Core i5-12400F
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1623
AMD Ryzen 9 5900 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
12C 24T @ 4.70 GHz
1622
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
1619
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6860Z
8C 16T @ 4.73 GHz
1613
AMD Ryzen 7 5800 AMD Ryzen 7 5800
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
1593

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.20 GHz
21216
Intel Core i7-13650HX Intel Core i7-13650HX
14C 20T @ 4.40 GHz
20999
Apple M3 Max (14-CPU 30-GPU) Apple M3 Max (14-CPU 30-GPU)
14C 14T @ 3.60 GHz
20983
AMD Ryzen 9 5900 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
12C 24T @ 4.10 GHz
20955
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X AMD Ryzen 7 7700X
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
20399
Intel Core i9-12950HX Intel Core i9-12950HX
16C 24T @ 2.30 GHz
19655
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7745 AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7745
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
19540

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 5 7540U AMD Ryzen 5 7540U
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
1700
AMD Ryzen 5 7545U AMD Ryzen 5 7545U
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
1700
AMD Ryzen 5 8540U AMD Ryzen 5 8540U
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
1700
AMD Ryzen 9 5900 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
12C 24T @ 4.70 GHz
1688
Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ3 Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ3
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
1688
Intel Core i5-13450HX Intel Core i5-13450HX
10C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
1686
Intel Core i3-12300T Intel Core i3-12300T
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1686

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.
Intel Xeon Gold 6230R Intel Xeon Gold 6230R
26C 52T @ 2.30 GHz
13953
Intel Core i9-9940X Intel Core i9-9940X
14C 28T @ 4.20 GHz
13946
Intel Core i5-14500HX Intel Core i5-14500HX
14C 20T @ 2.60 GHz
13944
AMD Ryzen 9 5900 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
12C 24T @ 4.10 GHz
13874
Intel Xeon Gold 6226R Intel Xeon Gold 6226R
16C 32T @ 3.60 GHz
13838
Intel Core i9-10940X Intel Core i9-10940X
14C 28T @ 4.20 GHz
13831
Intel Core i7-12800HX Intel Core i7-12800HX
16C 24T @ 2.00 GHz
13824

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 5800X AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
2136
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 4.70 GHz
2136
Intel Core i3-13100T Intel Core i3-13100T
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
2134
AMD Ryzen 9 5900 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
12C 24T @ 4.70 GHz
2130
Intel Core i9-11980HK Intel Core i9-11980HK
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
2129
Intel Core i9-11950H Intel Core i9-11950H
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
2129
Intel Core i5-11600 Intel Core i5-11600
6C 12T @ 4.80 GHz
2127

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.
Intel Core i9-11980HK Intel Core i9-11980HK
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
9766
Intel Core i5-13420H Intel Core i5-13420H
8C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
9755
Intel Xeon Gold 6140 Intel Xeon Gold 6140
18C 36T @ 2.80 GHz
9744
AMD Ryzen 9 5900 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
12C 24T @ 4.10 GHz
9740
Intel Core Ultra 7 155U Intel Core Ultra 7 155U
12C 14T @ 1.70 GHz
9716
Intel Core i5-13400F Intel Core i5-13400F
10C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
9712
Intel Core i5-13400 Intel Core i5-13400
10C 16T @ 4.10 GHz
9712

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.
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
34688
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 5945 AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 5945
12C 24T @ 3.00 GHz
34677
Intel Core i7-13700HX Intel Core i7-13700HX
16C 24T @ 4.20 GHz
34670
AMD Ryzen 9 5900 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
12C 24T @ 4.10 GHz
34570
Intel Xeon Gold 6230R Intel Xeon Gold 6230R
26C 52T @ 2.30 GHz
34208
Intel Xeon Platinum 8260M Intel Xeon Platinum 8260M
24C 48T @ 2.40 GHz
33989
Intel Xeon D-2799 Intel Xeon D-2799
20C 40T @ 2.60 GHz
33817

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 9 3900 AMD Ryzen 9 3900
12C 24T @ 3.10 GHz
7875
Intel Core i7-12700KF Intel Core i7-12700KF
12C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
7822
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
7761
AMD Ryzen 9 5900 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
12C 24T @ 3.00 GHz
7746
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
7423
Intel Core i7-12700F Intel Core i7-12700F
12C 20T @ 2.10 GHz
7405
Intel Core i9-10900KF Intel Core i9-10900KF
10C 20T @ 3.70 GHz
7381

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