Editors Liked

  • Top-notch gaming frame rates for a midrange processor
  • Good thermal performance
  • 6 cores with HyperThreading

Editors Didn't Like

  • Expensive for core/thread count relative to Ryzen 5s
  • Potential gains from casual overclocking eclipsed by Ryzen 7 3700X cost
  • No Turbo Boost Max 3 or TVB
  • Motherboards are expensive
  • No PCIe 4.0
  • Lacks stock cooler