AMD Ryzen 7 3800X: specs and benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X

Summary

AMD started AMD Ryzen 7 3800X sales 7 July 2019 at a recommended price of $399. This is Matisse architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 8 cores and 16 threads, and is based on 7 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4500 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM4 processor with a TDP of 105 Watt. It supports DDR4 Dual-channel memory.

It provides good benchmark performance at 28.70 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Ryzen 7 3800X processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
30.25
 
Type
Desktop
 
Series
AMD Ryzen 7
 
Architecture codename
Matisse
 
Release date
7 July 2019
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$399
 
Price now
$398
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Ryzen 7 3800X's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen 7 3800X's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
8
 
Number of threads
16
 
Base frequency
3.9 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
4.5 GHz
 
L1 cache
96K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
512K (per core)
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
32 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
 
Transistor count
19,200 million
 
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 7 3800X compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)
 
Socket
AM4
 
Power consumption (TDP)
105 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 7 3800X. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 7 3800X are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 7 3800X.
Supported memory types
DDR4 Dual-channel
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
47.68 GB/s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Ryzen 7 3800X.
Integrated graphics
-
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 7 3800X. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

28.70

Passmark

23330

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Ryzen 7 3800X is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen 7 3800X performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 7 3800X from Intel is Core i9-7920X, which is faster by 1% and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

User rating

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