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AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

AMD R7 5800X

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X is an 8-core desktop processor with Simultaneous Multithreading (SMT), which allows it to process 16 threads simultaneously. With its launch on 08.10.2020, it is the fastest 8-core processor from AMD. The second fastest 8-core processor will be the AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT, followed by the more economical AMD Ryzen 7 3700X, also with 8 cores and 16 threads.

The Ryzen 7 5800X clocks with a base clock of 3.8 GHz and reaches up to 4.7 GHz on one core in turbo mode. When all 8 cores are utilized, the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X, like the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, achieves up to 4.5 GHz.

The performance of AMD Ryzen 7 5800X is consistently very good in all applications. Especially in multi-threaded applications, the native 8-core can show its strengths, although the single-core performance has been significantly improved compared to the older Zen 2 architecture.

At first glance, the internal structure of the processor has not changed fundamentally. The CCX structure has changed somewhat compared to Zen2, because now a CCX consists of up to 8-CPU cores. So each individual core can access the complete L3 cache (32 MByte). Furthermore the CCX modules are connected to each other via the same I/O die, which we already know from Zen2. According to AMD, the Infinity-Fabric should now reach clock rates of up to 2Ghz, which in turn allows a RAM clock of 4.000 MHz without performance loss.

In games, AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X can convince with its significantly improved IPC and even put Intel in its place. With the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X, gamers are well prepared for the future as simultaneous streaming is no problem with the new Ryzen 7 5800X. Semi-professional content creators, who need even more power, can choose a Ryzen 9 5900X or the Ryzen 9 5950X on the shelf.

Power consumption

The Ryzen 7 has a default TDP (also known as the long-term power limit) of 105 W. This applies as long as the CPU runs at stock clock speeds.

Ryzen 7 5800X is built with TSMC's 7 nm process; as rumors have it, the I/O die is manufactured separately on the 12 nm Global Foundries process.

SeriesAMD Vermeer (Ryzen 5000)
CodenameVermeer (Zen3)

Series: Vermeer (Ryzen 5000) Vermeer (Zen3)

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AMD Ryzen 9 5900X compare3.7 - 4.8 GHz12 / 24 cores64 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D compare3.4 - 4.5 GHz8 / 16 cores96 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X « 3.8 - 4.7 GHz8 / 16 cores32 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X compare3.7 - 4.6 GHz6 / 12 cores32 MB L3
Clock Rate3800 - 4700 MHz
Level 1 Cache512 KB
Level 2 Cache4 MB
Level 3 Cache32 MB
Number of Cores / Threads8 / 16
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)105 Watt
Manufacturing Technology7 nm
Die Size2x 80.7 + 125 (I/O) mm2
SocketAM4 (1331)
FeaturesMMX(+), SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4A, x86-64, AMD-V, AES, AVX, AVX2, FMA3, SHA, Precision Boost 2
64 Bit64 Bit support
Starting Price$449 U.S.
Announcement Date10/08/2020


Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU
60.4 pt (68%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 2601     avg: 2609     median: 2608.5 (27%)     max: 2616 Points
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
min: 19.8     avg: 20.3     median: 20.3 (44%)     max: 20.8 fps
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