AMD Ryzen 9 3950X: World’s First 16-Core Mainstream Processor

AMD is set to unfold its latest, most sophisticated and the world’s first 16-core mainstream processor. According to the latest report, AMD plans to launch Ryzen 9 3950X. This only confirms previous speculations about Ryzen 3000 at Computex 2019.

First 16-Core Mainstream Processor

In a report posted by VideoCardz.com, they have revealed receiving a slide suggesting that AMD is planning to launch Ryzen 9 3950X as world’s first 16-core mainstream processor. As suggested, “AMD Ryzen 9 3950X would utilize all available cores from both dies. It would preserve the TDP from Ryzen 9 3900X which features 12 cores but at the cost of a lower base clock. This AM4 processor is supposedly a 105W TDP part.”

In addition, the said upcoming 3950X processor will feature a boost clock of 4.7 GHz which is said to be the highest all Ryzen 3000 CPUs. The price and release date have yet to be revealed, although the authenticity of the slide has just been confirmed.

We’ll bring you more details about AMD’s reported first 16-cor mainstream processor, the Ryzen 9 3950X, as information becomes available so stay tuned.

AMD Ryzen 3000 Desktop AM4 Series

Meanwhile, here are the specifications of the reported AMD Ryzen 3000 Desktop AM4 Series processors as posted by VideoCardz.com:

AMD Ryzen 3000 Desktop AM4 Series
Cores/Threads Base Clock Turbo Clock TDP MSRP
Ryzen 9 3950X
7nm 16C / 32T
3.5 GHz
4.7 GHz
105W
TBC
Ryzen 9 3900X
7nm 12C / 24T
3.8 GHz
4.6 GHz
105W
499 USD
Ryzen 7 3800X
7nm 8C / 16T
3.9 GHz
4.5 GHz
105W
399 USD
Ryzen 7 3700X
7nm 8C / 16T
3.6 GHz
4.4 GHz
65W
329 USD
Ryzen 5 3600X
7nm 6C / 12T
3.8 GHz
4.4 GHz
95W
249 USD
Ryzen 5 3600
7nm 6C / 12T
3.6 GHz
4.2 GHz
65W
199 USD

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