AMD launches its Ryzen 9 3900 and Ryzen 5 3500X processors

AMD launches its Ryzen 9 3900 and Ryzen 5 3500X processors

AMD launches its Ryzen 9 3900 and Ryzen 5 3500X processors

AMD has officially revealed two new entries into their Ryzen 3rd Generation CPU lineup, both of which are designed for OEM systems and one of which is restricted to the Chinese market.  

The Ryzen 9 3900 will release to OEMs as a low-power alternative to the Ryzen 9 3900X, offering users lower clock speeds and lower power/cooling requirements. These changes will allow the Ryzen 9 3900 to be more easily integrated into OEM systems. The Ryzen 5 3500X is basically a lower clocked Ryzen 5 3600 with no hyperthreading/SMT. 

OEM only parts are not new for AMD, with the company’s last-generation Ryzen 3 2300X and Ryzen 5 2500X filling similar niches as the Ryzen 5 3500X, albeit with older core designs and core counts. These chip designs enable OEM system builders to create cheaper systems while allowing AMD to sell chips that are otherwise unsuitable for their consumer-grade SKUs. 

Recent rumours have also suggested that a Ryzen 5 3500 processor is in the works, but AMD has not revealed any information about this product. 

  Cores Threads Base Clock Boost Clock L2 + L3 Cache PCIe 4.0 TDP Price
Ryzen 9 3950X 16 32 3.5GHz 4.7GHz 8+64 MB 16+4+4 105W $749
Ryzen 9 3900X 12 24 3.8GHz 4.6GHz 6+64 MB 16+4+4 105W $499
Ryzen 9 3900 12 24 3.1GHz 4.3GHz 6+64 MB 16+4+4 65W N/A
Ryzen 7 3800X 8 16 3.9GHz 4.5GHz 4+32 MB 16+4+4 105W $399
Ryzen 7 3700X 8 16 3.6GHz 4.4GHz 4+32 MB 16+4+4 65W $329
Ryzen 5 3600X 6 12 3.8GHz 4.4GHz 3+32 MB 16+4+4 95W $249
Ryzen 5 3600 6 12 3.6GHz 4.2GHz 3+32 MB 16+4+4 65W $199
Ryzen 5 3500X 6 6 3.6GHz 4.1GHz 3+32 MB 16+4+4 65W N/A

AMD launches its Ryzen 9 3900 and Ryzen 5 3500X processors  
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