AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Cinebench Score Surfaces: On Par with 18 Core Intel i9-10980XE HEDT Flagship

The Cinebench scores of the Ryzen 9 5900X have surfaced, showing how powerful AMD’s next-gen Ryzen 5000 processors really are. The 12-core part scores an insane 8,736 and 643 points in the multi-core and single-core tests, respectively


That’s roughly the same as Intel’s HEDT flagship, the Core i9-10980XE which packs 18 cores and 36 threads. The single-threaded performance is higher than any other CPU in the database, surpassing the highest-performing chip (10900K with 524 points) by 20%.


The Cinebench R15 benchmark of the Ryzen 9 5950X has also been spotted. This is the fastest consumer Zen 3 part with 16 cores and 32 threads, and it shows. The sample tested, although isn’t running at the spec boost clock outperforms every other consumer chip.


It manages to attain the fifth rank in a table dominated by the 3rd Gen Threadrippers. It beats its predecessor, the Ryzen 9 3950X by a whole 1,000 points and the Intel Core i9-10980XE by 32% or 1,200 points.


The embargo for the Zen 3 reviews lifts shortly. Keep an eye out for our Ryzen 5 5600X review.


Computer Engineering dropout (3 years), writer, journalist, and amateur poet. I started my first technology blog, Techquila while in college to address my hardware passion. Although largely successful, it was a classic example of too many people trying out multiple different things but getting nothing done. Left in late 2019 and been working on Hardware Times ever since.

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