AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Review: The New Performance King


IT Overlord
And now me too. Have fun using that level of logic in real life after you grow up.
I like this guy.

Nah, that would be me that everyone ignores.
That's not true Clif, I admire your passion.

On this architecture if you added 15 percent better clocks to the AMD parts the gap for the majority of games would close quite a lot I suspect. Worse case scenarios are 20 percent deficit at 1080p, average is about 10 percent. The above tests show that IPC is very close.
Unless Comet Lake will hit 5.4GHz to 5.5GHz on air 24/7, Intel will need a serious breakthrough like they had with 3D transistors in Ivy Bridge. It's no secret and you can bet your buns they are working on new architecture that's more then just a smaller die with faster clocks.
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IT Overlord
The 9900K and 9900KS are the kings of the gaming CPU segment...for now.
Here's a cherry picked 1080p and 1440p benchmark, albeit most of them are only a 5-10 FPS difference.

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I don't under stand how these benchmarks can be so different
Cinebench R20 Multi Core Ryzen 9 3950X: 9228
Cinebench R15 Multi Core Ryzen 9 3950X: 4475
Cinebench R15 Multi Core Ryzen 9 3950X: 3932
Cinebench R20 and R15 scores are not comparable at all, so that eliminates results in your first link, which is an R20 test vs R15 in the other two.

In your second link the 3950 is OCd @ 4.4 all cores, hence the higher score (that's score is amazing). The third link is at stock, hence the lower score.

Interestingly, as a side note, R9 3950 desktop when OCd to 4.4 puts out a higher benchmark result than the brand spankin' new HEDT 10980XE when its OCd to 4.6 ... 200mhz and 4 threads deficit for the Ryzen ... takes both single threaded and multi ...

Ryzen core scaling is pretty damn impressive.
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TS Enthusiast
Here we go again. It was not illegal until after the judge ruled it to be illegal. Unless you can provide proof Intel disregarded the judges ruling. What Intel did was not illegal at the time of the offense.
That apologist post though, don't forget that Intel paid AMD 1 billion in fines.