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RIP Intel: AMD Ryzen 9 5950X CPU Review & Benchmarks (Workstation, Gaming, Overclocking)

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RIP Intel: AMD Ryzen 9 5950X CPU Review & Benchmarks (Workstation, Gaming, Overclocking)

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Our review of the AMD R9 5950X CPU is the first of the Zen 3 CPU benchmarks we’re posting. We’re also reviewing the AMD R5 5600X, R7 5800X, and R9 5900X, all going up today.
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Our AMD Ryzen 9 5950X CPU review is the first out of the ones we’re posting today, with the AMD R5 5600X, R7 5800X, and R9 5900X CPU reviews and benchmarks going live throughout the day. The 5950X is a workstation CPU meant for production workloads, and in this testing, we’ve tested it mostly stock (with overclocking benchmarks, too) versus the 3950X, 3970X, 10900K, 10980XE, and about a dozen other CPUs. In addition to workstation applications, like testing which CPU is the best for video editing and transcoding, 3D art rendering, Photoshop, and more, we also tested the 5950X for gaming performance. AMD’s Zen 3 CPUs have higher IPC and higher frequency, which might mean kicking Intel off the “best for gaming” throne upon which it has sat for over a decade now.

CPU Testing Methodology (this has been updated for FFMPEG, new Windows, and with an EVGA RTX 3080 FTW3, but is otherwise the same): />Article version of CPU testing methodology: e

The AMD R9 5950X should be on Amazon here: l
AMD R9 5900X CPU will be on Amazon here: e
AMD R7 5800X CPU will be on Amazon here: N
AMD R5 5600X CPU will be on Amazon here: B
Intel Core i9-10900K on Amazon here: 0
Intel Core i5-10600K on Amazon here: Z
AMD R9 3950X on Amazon here: y
AMD R9 3900X on Amazon here: c
AMD R7 3700X on Amazon here: V

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TIMESTAMPS

00:00 – AMD is NVIDIA-ing Intel
03:52 – All-Core Frequency Validation & Boosting
05:08 – Precision Boost Frequency vs. Thermal Behavior
05:42 – Single-Core Frequency Validation & Boosting
07:22 – V-Ray Benchmarks (AMD R9 5950X vs 3950X, 10980XE, 3970X)
08:47 – Adobe Photoshop CPU Benchmarks (Best CPUs for Photoshop)
10:15 – 7-Zip Benchmark (AMD R9 5950X vs 3950X, 10980XE, 3970X)
11:32 – Blender Cycles CPU Benchmarks
13:19 – FFMPEG CPU Transcoding Benchmarks
14:45 – Chromium Code Compile Benchmarks for Best CPUs
15:05 – Civilization VI Turn Time Benchmarks
16:09 – Red Dead Redemption 2 (Medium, High) CPU Benchmarks
17:09 – Three Kingdoms Best Gaming CPU Benchmarks (1080p, 1440p)
18:46 – The Division 2 CPU Benchmarks
19:19 – Shadow of the Tomb Raider R9 5950X vs 10900K CPU Benchmarks
19:48 – F1 2020 AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Benchmarks
20:56 – Power Consumption of AMD R9 5950X CPU & Overclocks

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