AMD Ryzen 9 3900: specs and benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 9 3900

Summary

AMD started AMD Ryzen 9 3900 sales 9 October 2019. This is Matisse (Zen 2) architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 12 cores and 24 threads, and is based on 7 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4300 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AM4 (1331) processor with a TDP of 65 Watt. It supports DDR4-3200 memory.

It provides good benchmark performance at 34.88 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Ryzen 9 3900 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.87
 
Market segment
Desktop
 
Series
AMD Matisse (Ryzen 3000 Desktop)
 
Architecture codename
Matisse (Zen 2)
 
Release date
9 October 2019
 
Price now
$1476
 

Technical specs

Ryzen 9 3900's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen 9 3900's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Number of cores
12
 
Number of threads
24
 
Base frequency
3.1 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
4.3 GHz
 
L1 cache
768 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
6 MB
 
L3 cache
64 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
 
of 5 (Apple M1)
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 9 3900 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.

Socket
AM4 (1331)
 
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 9 3900. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensions
86x MMX(+), SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4A,-64, AMD-V, AES, AVX, AVX2, FMA3, SHA, Precision Boost 2
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 9 3900 are enumerated here.

AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 9 3900.

Supported memory types
DDR4-3200
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
128 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
51.196 GB/s
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Ryzen 9 3900.

Integrated graphics
-
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 9 3900. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

34.88

3DMark06 CPU

13817

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

5700

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

44191

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

2.22

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

31

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

197

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

2804

WinRAR 4.0

7145

x264 encoding pass 1

256

x264 encoding pass 2

132

TrueCrypt AES

10.4

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit single-core

5482

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit multi-core

41058

Passmark

30946

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Ryzen 9 3900 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 9 3900 from Intel is Core i9-9960X, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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