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AMD’s Ryzen 9 3950X is the World’s Most Powerful 16-core Consumer Desktop Processor

The Ryzen 9 3950X beats its costlier rivals Intel Core's i9-10980XE and Core i9-9980XE

AMD’s Ryzen 9 3950X is the World’s Most Powerful 16-core Consumer Desktop Processor

AMD released its record smashing 16-core AMD Ryzen 9 3950X processor and will be available on November 25, 2019.

AMD has made 2019 their year with their 3rd generation line and they also announced a significant performance uplift coming for mainstream desktop users with the new AMD Athlon 3000G, arriving November 19, 2019.

“We are excited to bring the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X to market later this month, offering enthusiasts the most powerful 16-core desktop processor ever,” said Chris Kilburn, corporate vice president and general manager, client channel, AMD. “We are focused on offering the best solutions at every level of the market, including the AMD Athlon 3000G for everyday PC users that delivers great performance at an incredible price point.”

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X

Offering up to 22% performance increase over previous generations, the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X offers faster 1080p gaming in select titles and content creation than the competition. Built on the “Zen 2” architecture, the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X also excels in power efficiency with a TDP of 105W.

As the fastest 16-core consumer desktop processor available, AMD Ryzen 9 3950X processor offers incredible performance best experienced with a liquid cooling solution. AMD is recommending the use of an AIO solution with a minimum 280mm radiator. It can go up to 4.7 on boosted frequencies while maintaining 3.5 standard and costs $749, significantly lesser than Intel’s top tier processor.

AMD Athlon 3000G
AMD also announced a significant upgrade coming for mainstream desktop users with the new AMD Athlon 3000G processor, arriving November 19, 2019. The new AMD Athlon 3000G with Radeon Graphics brings reliable computing experiences to a wide range of users, from day-to-day needs to high-definition PC gaming, offering faster framerates when gaming and enhanced productivity performance over competition at an incredible price point. The Athlon 3000G is the first “Zen”-based Athlon processor that is unlocked for overclocking potential, delivering the only unlocked processor in its segment and only costs $49.

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