The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X was spotted in the Passmark and as soon as the AMD core strategy gets its full-width performance on the road, it is also pretty fast on the road. Above all, there is a lot of power for the money, if you look at the environment.
Surprised? Probably nobody, because the 16 cores iron then also right the competition, which has to do with significantly fewer cores. In games that are sometimes less strongly parallelized, there is not the last word spoken, but wherever AMD with its 16 cores also brings everything on the road, Intel will probably see taillights.
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The surprise is not really big. Much more should be talked about the price, because AMD there are the 16 cores for $ 749, which will probably be depending on availability, something over 800 €. That's a lot of money, but less than what Intel calls for nearly comparable technology. And at the latest at the box office capitalism war m end decided, because a comparable CPU from Intel comes from the server shelf and costs $ 2,999. Taking the fastest HEDT processor, it's still $ 999. That's still unfair, because the Ryzen 3950X is a mainstream processor, and Intel only has 8-core devices available for $ 499.
So if you do not count each frame individually, the decision should already be made before the test embargo. According to AMD, the Ryzen 9 3950X even creates the 18-core Intel. If that's true, only marketing knows at the moment. But it should be very soon a resolution of these questions.
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