Editors Liked

  • Clear gains in Cinebench R15 and R20
  • Improved all-core, heavily loaded clock speed from the 3800XT
  • Same price as Ryzen 7 3800X
  • Strong overclocking capability - 150-300MHz improvements versus Ryzen 3000X
  • Assassin's Creed: Valhalla bundle included
  • Support for PCIe 4.0

Editors Didn't Like

  • Ryzen 7 3700X is a tough eight-core price competitor
  • For pure gaming, a difficult value play against Ryzen 3 3300X
  • No bundled cooler
  • Still does not fully beat Intel in gaming
  • No integrated graphics
  • Small performance gains in the majority of applications