AMD Ryzen 9 7950X vs Ryzen 9 7900X

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 4.5 GHz AMD Ryzen 9 7950X with 16-cores against the 4.7 GHz Ryzen 9 7900X with 12-cores. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 7900X and 7950X
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
  • Has 4 more physical cores
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5.7 GHz vs 5.6 GHz)


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
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Full technical specification of AMD Ryzen 9 7950X and Ryzen 9 7900X


Vendor AMD AMD
Released August 29, 2022 September 29, 2022
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)


Performance Cores
P-Cores 16 12
P-Threads 32 24
Base Frequency (P) 4.5 GHz 4.7 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 5.7 GHz 5.6 GHz
Total Cores 16 12
Total Threads 32 24
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 45x 47x
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 1MB (per core) 1MB (per core)
L3 Cache 64MB (shared) 64MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes


Transistors 6.57 billions 13.1 billions
Fabrication process 5 nm 5 nm
Socket AM5 AM5
TDP 170 W 170 W
Max. Boost TDP 230 W 230 W
Peak temperature 95°C 95°C


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 128 128
TMUs 8 8
ROPs 4 4
Execution Units 2 2
TGP 15 W 15 W

Memory Support

Memory types DDR5-5200 DDR5-5200
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 73.1 GB/s 73.4 GB/s
ECC Support Yes Yes


Official site AMD Ryzen 9 7950X official page AMD Ryzen 9 7900X official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 5.0
PCI Express Lanes 28 28

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So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 9 7900X or Ryzen 9 7950X?