AMD Ryzen 9 5900X - Benchmark, Test and Specs

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

CPU generation and familyCPU generation and family

Name: AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Segment: Desktop / Server
Family: AMD Ryzen Generation: 4
CPU group: AMD Ryzen 5000
Predecessor: AMD Ryzen 9 3900X Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

Frequency: 3.70 GHz CPU Cores: 12
Turbo (1 Core): 4.80 GHz CPU Threads: 24
Turbo (12 Cores): 4.50 GHz
Hyperthreading: Yes Overclocking: Yes
Core architecture: normal
A core: -- B core: --
C core: --

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

GPU name: no iGPU
GPU frequency: GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Execution units: Shader:
Max. GPU Memory: -- Max. displays:
Generation: DirectX Version:
Technology: Release date:

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: No
VP9: No
VP8: No
AV1: No
AVC: No
VC-1: No
JPEG: No

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

Memory type: DDR4-3200 Max. Memory: 128 GB
ECC: Yes Memory channels: 2
PCIe version: 4.0 PCIe lanes: 20

EncryptionEncryption

AES-NI: Yes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

TDP (PL1): 105 W TDP up: --
TDP (PL2): 142 W TDP down: --
Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit) Virtualization: AMD-V, SVM
ISA extensions: SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
L2-Cache: 6.00 MB L3-Cache: 64.00 MB
Architecture: Vermeer (Zen 3) Technology: 7 nm
Socket: AM4 Release date: Q4/2020
Part Number: --

Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Used in: Unknown

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
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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 i7-11700B Intel Core i7-11700B
8x 3.20 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
1663
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Intel Core i9-11900KB Intel Core i9-11900KB
8x 3.30 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
1663
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AMD Ryzen 9 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
16x 3.40 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
1651
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AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12x 3.70 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
1636
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Intel Core i9-11900F Intel Core i9-11900F
8x 2.50 GHz (5.20 GHz) HT
1630
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Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
8x 2.50 GHz (5.20 GHz) HT
1630
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AMD Ryzen 9 5900 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
12x 3.50 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
1627
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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 i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
22812
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Intel Core i7-12700KF Intel Core i7-12700KF
12x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
22812
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Intel Core i9-7960X Intel Core i9-7960X
16x 2.80 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
22189
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AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12x 3.70 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
21878
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
16x 3.50 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
21444
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Intel Core i9-10940X Intel Core i9-10940X
14x 3.30 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
21309
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AMD Ryzen 9 5900 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
12x 3.50 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
20955
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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.

Intel Core i3-12100 Intel Core i3-12100
4x 3.30 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
642
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Intel Core i3-12100F Intel Core i3-12100F
4x 3.30 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
642
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Intel Core i9-11900KB Intel Core i9-11900KB
8x 3.30 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
640
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AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12x 3.70 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
637
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AMD Ryzen 7 5800X AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
8x 3.80 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
628
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Intel Core i7-11700KF Intel Core i7-11700KF
8x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
612
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Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
612
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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.

Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
8750
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Intel Core i7-12700KF Intel Core i7-12700KF
12x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
8750
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Intel Xeon Platinum 8180 Intel Xeon Platinum 8180
28x 2.50 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
8585
Amazon
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12x 3.70 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
8468
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Intel Core i9-7980XE Intel Core i9-7980XE
18x 2.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
7671
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Intel Core i9-12900HK Intel Core i9-12900HK
14x 2.50 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
7562
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Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14x 2.50 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
7562
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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 9 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
16x 3.40 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
277
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Intel Core i5-12600K Intel Core i5-12600K
10x 3.70 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
274
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Intel Core i5-12600KF Intel Core i5-12600KF
10x 3.70 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
274
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AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12x 3.70 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
270
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AMD Ryzen 7 5800X AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
8x 3.80 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
270
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Intel Core i9-11900KF Intel Core i9-11900KF
8x 3.50 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
262
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Intel Core i9-11900K Intel Core i9-11900K
8x 3.50 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
262
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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 Epyc 7551P AMD Epyc 7551P
32x 2.00 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
3838
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Intel Core i9-10980XE Intel Core i9-10980XE
18x 3.00 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
3800
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Intel Xeon Platinum 8164 Intel Xeon Platinum 8164
26x 2.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
3720
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AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12x 3.70 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
3684
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Intel Xeon Platinum 8170 Intel Xeon Platinum 8170
26x 2.10 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
3596
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Intel Xeon Platinum 8170M Intel Xeon Platinum 8170M
26x 2.10 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
3596
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Intel Core i9-7980XE Intel Core i9-7980XE
18x 2.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
3455
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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 5800 AMD Ryzen 7 5800
8x 3.40 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
1710
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Intel Core i9-11900T Intel Core i9-11900T
8x 1.50 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
1674
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AMD Ryzen 9 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
16x 3.40 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
1657
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AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12x 3.70 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
1646
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Intel Core i9-11950H Intel Core i9-11950H
8x 2.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
1645
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AMD Ryzen 7 5800X AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
8x 3.80 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
1632
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Intel Core i9-12900HK Intel Core i9-12900HK
14x 2.50 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
1617
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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 Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
14992
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Intel Core i7-12700KF Intel Core i7-12700KF
12x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
14992
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX
24x 3.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
14740
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AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12x 3.70 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
14650
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AMD Ryzen 9 3950X AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
16x 3.50 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
14322
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Intel Core i9-9960X Intel Core i9-9960X
16x 3.10 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
14314
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Intel Xeon W-3245 Intel Xeon W-3245
16x 3.20 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
14261
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Monero Hashrate kH/s

The crypto currency Monero has been using the RandomX algorithm since November 2019. This PoW (proof of work) algorithm can only efficiently be calculated using a processor (CPU) or a graphics card (GPU). The CryptoNight algorithm was used for Monero until November 2019, but it could be calculated using ASICs. RandomX benefits from a high number of CPU cores, cache and a fast connection of the memory via as many memory channels as possible. Tested with XMRig v6.x under the operation system HiveOS.

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
16x 3.40 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
20.5
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AMD Ryzen 9 3950X AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
16x 3.50 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
19.5
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
32x 3.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
18
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AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12x 3.70 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
14.5
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX
24x 3.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
14.5
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AMD Ryzen 9 5900 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
12x 3.50 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
14
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AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT
12x 4.10 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
14
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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 Epyc 7702 AMD Epyc 7702
64x 2.00 GHz (3.35 GHz) HT
45977
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AMD Epyc 7662 AMD Epyc 7662
64x 2.00 GHz (3.30 GHz) HT
44977
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper Pro 3955WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper Pro 3955WX
16x 3.90 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
40833
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AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12x 3.70 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
39564
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AMD Epyc 7452 AMD Epyc 7452
32x 2.35 GHz (3.35 GHz) HT
38262
Amazon
Intel Xeon Platinum 8160M Intel Xeon Platinum 8160M
24x 2.10 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
37838
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Intel Xeon W-3275 Intel Xeon W-3275
28x 2.50 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
36622
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The AMD Ryzen 9 5900X is a 12 core processor (24 threads). It is the successor to the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X, which is currently one of the most popular processors for the upscale mainstream PC. Since it is based on the same CPU design as the 16-core processors from AMD (e.g. AMD Ryzen 9 5950X), the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X also has a 64 MB level 3 cache.

The AMD Ryzen 9 5900X is manufactured in an improved 7 nm manufacturing process at TSMC. The modern 7 nm production enables high clock frequencies with a lower energy consumption of the CPU. The Ryzen 5xxx processors have the new Zen-3 CPU core design from AMD, which has an even higher computing power per clock (IPC) compared to the already fast predecessor architecture. In addition, AMD was able to increase the clock frequencies of the Ryzen 5xxx processors again, so that they achieve a total performance gain of 12-20 percent compared to the previous years models.

The Ryzen 5xxx desktop processors can quickly connect external devices such as graphics cards or fast data carriers such as an M.2 SSD to the processor. PCIe 4.0 SSDs benefit greatly from twice the bandwidth (compared to PCIe 3.0), as they are only connected to the CPU with 4 lines. While the bandwidth of PCIe 3.0 M.2 SSDs is a maximum of 4 GB / s, PCIe 4.0 SSDs can transfer data at up to 8 GB / s.

The AMD Ryzen 9 5900X has an open multiplier and can be overclocked relatively easily. However, the energy consumption of a CPU increases sharply when overclocking, which is of course even more pronounced with a 16-core processor. Although the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X is only shown with a TDP of 105 watts, in reality the power consumption ex works is well over 105 watts. Therefore, good air or even water cooling is recommended.


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