Of the four Ryzen 5000 series processor SKUs introduced by AMD, the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X series is considered to be the fastest desktop processor in the world. This processor has 16 cores, 32 threads, 72 MB cache, 105 watt TDP and a boost clock that reaches a frequency of 4.9 GHz.
A series that promises the fastest single-thread performance increase compared to any desktop gaming processor. Due to its multi-core performance, the Ryzen 9 5950X can also display the highest score of any desktop game processor and any desktop processor in the mainstream CPU socket.
This claim was proven by AMD by comparing the benchmark results with its closest competitor, the fastest 10th generation Intel Comet Lake, the 10-core, 20-thread Intel Core i9-10900K.
The table shows that the content authoring performance, Ryzen 9 5950X, is outstanding in several heavyweight application scenarios. Even when rendering with V-Ray 4.10, the AMD processor is about 59% superior. The same applies to gaming performance. Although in this gaming space the competition between the two processors is pretty tight.
The AMD Ryzen 9 5950X will be available worldwide starting November 5, 2020 at a suggested retail price of $ 799. Compared to the first introduction of the Ryzen 3000 series with Zen 2, this price is $ 50 more expensive, while the price of the Ryzen 9 3950X is $ 749 at this point.