AMD Ryzen 9 7950X vs Ryzen 7 7800X

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 4.5 GHz AMD Ryzen 9 7950X with 16-cores against the 4.5 GHz Ryzen 7 7800X with 10-cores. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Multi-Core Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of power consumption
Integrated Graphics
iGPU capabilities for gaming and 3D-intensive tasks
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating
The "iGPU" and "Power Efficiency" have a minor impact on the NanoReview Score when comparing desktop CPUs.

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 7800X and 7950X
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
  • Has 6 more physical cores
  • Has 24576 KB larger L3 cache size
  • 6% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5.7 GHz vs 5.4 GHz)
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Test in Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs across various tasks

Cinebench R23

Reputable cross-platform benchmark for high-performance processors
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
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GeekBench v6

The new version of this benchmark emulates common operations often used in real-world apps
Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
File compression 1720 MB/sec -
Clang compilation 222.2 Klines/sec -
HTML 5 Browser 370.1 pages/sec -
PDF Renderer 531.7 Mpixels/sec -
Text processing 302.2 pages/sec -
Background blur 78.3 images/sec -
Photo processing 127.2 images/sec -
Ray tracing 51.1 Mpixels/sec -
Sources: GeekBench [1]

PassMark

Synthetic test that focuses on raw computational performance for low-level functions
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Integer math 228.2 GOps/sec -
Floating point math 139.2 GOps/sec -
Find prime numbers 357M Primes/sec -
Random string sorting 102.9M Strings/sec -
Data encryption 49.8 GBytes/sec -
Data compression 842.9 MBytes/sec -
Physics 3100 Frames/sec -
Extended instructions 62.4B Matrices/sec -
Sources: PassMark [3]

Value for money

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Specifications

Full technical specification of AMD Ryzen 9 7950X and Ryzen 7 7800X

General

Vendor AMD AMD
Released August 29, 2022 January 10, 2023
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Zen 4 (Raphael) Zen 4 (Raphael)
Integrated GPU Radeon Graphics (Ryzen 7000) Radeon Graphics (Ryzen 7000)

CPU

Performance Cores
P-Cores 16 10
P-Threads 32 20
Base Frequency (P) 4.5 GHz 4.5 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 5.7 GHz 5.4 GHz
Total
Total Cores 16 10
Total Threads 32 20
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 45x 45x
L1 Cache 64K (per core) -
L2 Cache 1MB (per core) 1MB (per core)
L3 Cache 64MB (shared) 40MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes

Package

Transistors 13.1 billions -
Fabrication process 5 nm 5 nm
TDP (PL1) 170 W 105 W
Max. Boost TDP (PL2) 230 W -
Socket AM5 AM5
Peak temperature 95°C 95°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Radeon Graphics (Ryzen 7000) Radeon Graphics (Ryzen 7000)
GPU Base Clock 1500 MHz 1500 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 2200 MHz 2200 MHz
Shading Units 448 448
TMUs 8 8
ROPs 4 4
Execution Units 2 2
TGP 15 W 15 W
iGPU FLOPS
1.43 TFLOPS
1.43 TFLOPS

Memory Support

Memory types - DDR5-5200 - DDR5-5200
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 73.4 GB/s -
ECC Support Yes -

Misc

Official site AMD Ryzen 9 7950X official page -
PCI Express Version 5.0 5.0
PCI Express Lanes 28 28

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 7 7800X or Ryzen 9 7950X?
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