AMD Ryzen 9 3900: specs and benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 9 3900

Summary

AMD started AMD Ryzen 9 3900 sales 9 October 2019. This is Zen2 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 provides good benchmark performance at 38.11 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Ryzen 9 3900 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Desktop
 
Series
AMD Matisse (Ryzen 3000 Desktop)
 
Architecture codename
Zen2
 
Release date
9 October 2019
 

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
 
Maximum frequency
4.3 GHz
 
L1 cache
768 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
6 MB
 
of 8 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
64 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
 
64 bit support
+
 

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
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

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.
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 

Virtualization technologies

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

Benchmark performance

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

Overall benchmark performance

38.11

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

30981

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.

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen 9 3900 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 9 3900 from Intel is Core i9-9960X, which is slower by 1% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

User rating

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