AMD’s Ryzen 9 3950X is a 16-core CPU aiming to topple Intel’s gaming dominance
With the debut of AMD’s 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X, Intel’s slim lead in gaming CPUs could be gone. Announced Monday during AMD CEO Lisa Su’s keynote at E3, the company is also claiming that its new stack of 7nm-based Ryzen 3000 chips are competitive with Intel’s higher-clocked CPUs in games, and dominant in multi-tasking chores.
The big news, of course, was the long-awaited, much-whispered Ryzen 9 3950X. During her keynote, Su said the CPU, which will be available in September, features a boost clock of 4.7GHz with a base clock of 3.5GHz.
It’s finally here! AMD’s Ryzen 9 3950X features 16-cores, 72MB of cache and is built on a 7nm process.
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Source:: IT news – Hardware Systems