AMD Ryzen 9 5900 processor review

Ryzen 9 5900 processor released by AMD; release date: 12 Jan 2021. The processor is designed for desktop-computers and based on Zen 3 microarchitecture.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 12, threads - 24. Maximum CPU clock speed - 4.7 GHz. Manufacturing process technology - 7 nm. Cache size: L1 - 768 KB, L2 - 6 MB, L3 - 64 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-3200. Maximum memory size: 128 GB.

Supported socket types: FP6. Power consumption (TDP): 65 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3781
3494
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
87767
35253
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 3494
PassMark - CPU mark 35253

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 3
Launch date 12 Jan 2021
OPN Tray 100-000000062
Place in performance rating 25
Vertical segment Desktop

Performance

Base frequency 3.0 GHz
L1 cache 768 KB
L2 cache 6 MB
L3 cache 64 MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm
Maximum frequency 4.7 GHz
Number of cores 12
Number of threads 24
Unlocked

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 51.196 GB/s
Maximum memory size 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200

Compatibility

Sockets supported FP6
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt

Peripherals

PCI Express revision 4.0

Advanced Technologies

AMD SenseMI
AMD StoreMI technology
Fused Multiply-Add 3 (FMA3)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2)
Intel® AES New Instructions

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)