AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
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AMD Ryzen 9 5950X vs AMD Ryzen 7 2700X. Specifications, performance, tests

Overall score
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Released
Q4/2020
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
Released
Q2/2018
Overall score
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AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

What's the best choice AMD Ryzen 9 5950X or AMD Ryzen 7 2700X?

We have prepared a comparison to help you choose the best processor. Compare their specifications and benchmarks.

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X has a maximum frequency of 3.40 GHz. 16 Cores. Power consumption of 105 W. Released in Q4/2020.

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X has a maximum frequency of 3.70 GHz. 8 Cores. Power consumption of 105 W. Released in Q2/2018.

Differences

Reasons to consider
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
Report a bug
  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    5 left arrow score
  • More number of cores

    8 times more cores

    16 left arrow 8
  • Higher turbo clock speed

    Around 12% better overclocked clock speed

    4.90 GHz left arrow 4.30 GHz

Positions in all rankings

Common positions AMD Ryzen 9 5950X CPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
    54 place
  • Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
    24 place
  • Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
    45 place
  • Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
    26 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
    24 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)
    13 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    57 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    47 place
  • Monero Hashrate kH/s
    18 place
  • Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark
    21 place
  • CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)
    17 place
  • CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)
    6 place
Reasons to consider
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
Report a bug
  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    254 left arrow score
  • Higher clock speed

    Around 8% better clock speed

    3.70 GHz left arrow 3.40 GHz

Positions in all rankings

Common positions AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
    247 place
  • Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
    163 place
  • Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
    293 place
  • Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
    158 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
    228 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)
    164 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    375 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    254 place
  • Monero Hashrate kH/s
    49 place
  • Blender 2.81 (bmw27)
    144 place
  • Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)
    27 place
  • Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    133 place
  • Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    49 place
  • Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    91 place
  • Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark
    194 place

Specifications

Technical data
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
CPU family and group

Background information about the processors being compared, series, generation and market segment.

  • Segment
    Desktop / Server left arrow Desktop / Server
  • Family
    AMD Ryzen left arrow AMD Ryzen
  • Generation
    4 left arrow 2
  • CPU group
    AMD Ryzen 5000 left arrow AMD Ryzen 2000
  • Predecessor
    AMD Ryzen 9 3950X left arrow --
  • Successor
    -- left arrow AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
CPU Technical specs

Basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base and turbo frequency, and cache size. These parameters indirectly tell about the speed of the processor, the higher they are the better.

  • Frequency
    3.40 GHz left arrow 3.70 GHz
  • CPU Cores
    16 left arrow 8
  • Turbo (1 Core)
    4.90 GHz left arrow 4.30 GHz
  • CPU Threads
    32 left arrow 16
  • Hyperthreading
    Yes left arrow Yes
  • Overclocking
    Yes left arrow Yes
  • Core architecture
    normal left arrow normal
IGPU

Internal Graphics does not affect the performance of the CPU, performs the work of the graphics card in its absence or on mobile devices.

  • GPU name
    no iGPU left arrow no iGPU
  • GPU frequency
    -- left arrow
  • GPU (Turbo)
    No turbo left arrow No turbo
  • Execution units
    -- left arrow
  • Shader
    -- left arrow
  • Max. displays
    -- left arrow
  • Generation
    -- left arrow
  • DirectX Version
    -- left arrow
  • Technology
    -- left arrow
  • Release date
    -- left arrow
Hardware codec support

Built-in codecs used to encode and decode content. Significantly speeds up the required operations.

  • h265 / HEVC (8 bit)
    No left arrow No
  • h265 / HEVC (10 bit)
    No left arrow No
  • h264
    No left arrow No
  • VP9
    No left arrow No
  • VP8
    No left arrow No
  • AV1
    No left arrow No
  • AVC
    No left arrow No
  • VC-1
    No left arrow No
  • JPEG
    No left arrow No
Memory specs & PCI

Types, channel quantity of RAM supported by AMD Ryzen 7 2700X and AMD Ryzen 9 5950X. Depending on the motherboards, higher or lower memory frequencies may be supported.

  • Memory type
    DDR4-3200 left arrow DDR4-2933
  • Max. Memory
    128 GB left arrow 64 GB
  • ECC
    Yes left arrow Yes
  • Memory channels
    2 left arrow 2
  • PCIe version
    4.0 left arrow 3.0
  • PCIe lanes
    20 left arrow 20
Encryption
  • AES-NI
    Yes left arrow Yes
Thermal Management

Compare the TDP requirements of TDP AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and AMD Ryzen 7 2700X to select a cooling system. Note, the TDP value refers to thermal watts, not electrical watts.

  • TDP (PL1)
    105 W left arrow 105 W
  • TDP (PL2)
    142 W left arrow --
  • Tjunction max.
    95 °C left arrow 95 °C
Technologies and extensions

Architecture, interfaces, additional instructions supported by AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and AMD Ryzen 9 5950X, virtual machine technologies and process technology.

  • Instruction set (ISA)
    x86-64 (64 bit) left arrow x86-64 (64 bit)
  • Virtualization
    AMD-V, SVM left arrow AMD-V, SVM
  • ISA extensions
    SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3 left arrow SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
  • L2-Cache
    8.00 MB left arrow --
  • L3-Cache
    64.00 MB left arrow 16.00 MB
  • Architecture
    Vermeer (Zen 3) left arrow Pinnacle Ridge (Zen+)
  • Technology
    7 nm left arrow 12 nm
  • Socket
    AM4 left arrow AM4
  • Release date
    Q4/2020 left arrow Q2/2018

Benchmarks

Performance tests CPUs

Based on the results of several benchmarks, you can more accurately estimate the difference in performance between AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and AMD Ryzen 7 2700X.

Compare the synthetic test values and choose the best processor!

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Maxon's Cinebench R23 SC is a cross-platform test suite for macOs and Windows uses one CPU core, with no hypetrading
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Maxon's Cinebench R23 MC is a cross-platform test suite for macOs and Windows using a multi-core and hyperthreading
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 SC is a high load CPU test for long tasks on a desktop or notebook PC, uses one CPU core, with no hypetrading
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
Cinebench R20 MC is a high load CPU test for long tasks on a desktop or notebook PC, using a multi-core and hyperthreading
Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
The Cinebench R15 SC stresses the computing modules of a desktop or laptop computer to their limits and accurately determines the key performance parameters of the hardware
Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)
The Cinebench R15 MC stresses the computing modules of a desktop or laptop computer to their limits and accurately determines the key performance parameters of the hardware
Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 SC is a popular cross-platform performance test for desktop or mobile processors that uses system memory intensively
Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 MC is a popular cross-platform performance test for desktop or mobile processors that uses system memory intensively
Monero Hashrate kH/s
Monero hashrate is an estimated numerical value that determines how many hashes are generated by miners, benefiting from the number of cores CPU and memory speed
Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark
PassMark is a test suite that performs complex mathematical calculations to determine CPU performance on file compression, encryption and physics-related tasks

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