Editors Liked

  • Better boost clock residency on both CPUs
  • Superior content creation at its price point
  • Improved all-core, heavily loaded clock speed from the 3800XT
  • Better temperatures than Ryzen 9 3900X
  • Same great architecture
  • PCIe Gen 4 support

Editors Didn't Like

  • No Wraith CPU cooler but the same MSRP as Ryzen 3000X is a minor inconvenience
  • Intel Core i9-10900K wins on absolute gaming frame rates
  • No integrated graphics
  • Poor value proposition