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Pros: You know what you're fantasizing about when you're on this page. It's every bit as good as you're imagining it is. 16 cores and almost hilarious performance (in the best way) given its pricing (AND performance!) vs Intel's offerings.
Cons: Literally none. This thing is a godsend in processor form.
Overall Review: After over a decade I'm happy to be back with Team Red/AMD once again. Consider getting RAM with speed higher than the CPU supports (along with the best timings you can afford) to get the most bang for your buck.
After overclocking my RAM (and only my RAM) slightly, I'm getting a 1372 single core and a 15342 multi core result on Geekbench 5. This thing is BEAST. If you can find one, you won't regret it.
Pros: This Processor is spectacular in every way possible. Intel just can't compete right now outside of gaming and even in gaming the margins they win by isn't compelling enough to sacrifice performance in every other aspect.
Thank you AMD, great work
Cons: Absolutely nothing
Overall Review: Great for Video editing, Games and 3D productivity. Highly recommended.
Pros: - I was able to drop this CPU into my existing x370 gigabyte k7 motherboard (after BIOS updates)
- Performance is truly exceptional
Cons: - You will need a serious cooling solution such as a Noctua D15 (minimum), or really good AIO liquid cooler (better), or a proper custom loop solution (best). Do some research before purchasing a cooler.
Overall Review: At this point you have already read the hardware reviews and benchmark results. Here is my story.
I built a Ryzen 1800X gaming PC using a Gigabyte X370 motherboard about a year ago. The build sheet is listed at the bottom. It was amazing. When Gigabyte released an X370 BIOS supporting the 3950X, my PC hardware junkie inner self couldn't resist ordering one of the fastest (the fastest?) processors ever produced. I updated the BIOS and then I dropped this CPU in my existing PC. It was really easy. I hope this helps.
Gigabyte AX370 K7
GSKILL DDR4 3200 CL14 32GB
Vega 64 LCS
Cooler Master HAF
Custom liquid cooling loop (Koolance EXOS 2.5 / CPU-390)
Pros: Rendering times are crazy faster than I’ve ever seen. What use to take 20 minutes now takes 5 minutes. Crushes photoshop and premiere pro like it was nothing. Cinebench R20 is 9200 and 525 at stock. And still plays games like a champ. Never had temps go over 70c
I’ve never been happier with a chip.
Overall Review: Such wow
Overall Review: My first AMD cpu in my life, I'm happy AMD finally give me a chance to own one and it certainly didn't disappoint.
Overall Review: I really thought I was a power user, I'm a gamer and sometimes I stream. Barely push the cpu to 20 percent. Stays at 40C or less while im playing/streaming control. Im blown away with the power of this cpu.
Pros: 16C / 32T. Mic drop.
Cons: At present, it's a bit of a budget buster.
Overall Review: No problems as a drop-in upgrade into my existing MSI X370 Gaming Pro Carbon. I did require the latest BIOS update, of course. However, after updating my BIOS it was a simple, drop-in upgrade that I've been super pleased with since. Nice to see AMD on top again these days.
Pros: Purchased this to replace my fx8320 cpu ( 4core 8thread ) setup.
Cons: Didn’t get the new ryzen logo sticker to replace my fx one..
Overall Review: So had it up and running for like 4 hours and man on stock setting i Maxed it out at 79%usage and running at 4.0ghz I not even tried to over lock yet lol watch out I going to to hopefully load my BattleTech game fast and smooth