AMD Ryzen 7 3800X: specs and benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X


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 26.34 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

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)
Market segment
AMD Ryzen 7
Architecture codename
Release date
7 July 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
Price now

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
Number of threads
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)
L3 cache
32 MB
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
of 5 (Apple M1)
Transistor count
19,200 million
64 bit support


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)
Power consumption (TDP)
105 Watt

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.


Virtualization technologies

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


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
Maximum memory bandwidth
51.196 GB/s

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




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.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 7 3800X from Intel is Core i9-7920X, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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