Product Comparison: AMD Ryzen 9 3950X vs Intel Core i9-9900K


General Specifications
Brand
AMD
Intel
Model
Ryzen 9 3950X
Core i9-9900K
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X 3.5 GHz 16-Core AM4 Processor is a powerful 16-core processor with 32 threads, designed for socket AM4 motherboards. Built with Zen 2 architecture, the third-generation 7nm Ryzen processor offers increased performance compared to its predecessor.
New 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K processor, codenamed Coffee Lake microarchitecture. Designed for Intel LGA 1151 desktop platform. Belongs to the family of high-performance Core i9 processors.
Package Size
Height
5.8 in.
4.61 in.
Width
5.8 in.
4.41 in.
Depth
3.2 in.
2.91 in.
Weight
0.8 lbs.
1.1 lbs.

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X

Intel Core i9-9900K

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X

Intel Core i9-9900K

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X

Intel Core i9-9900K

Details
Socket
AM4
FCLGA1151
Lithography
7 nm
14 nm
Type of Processors
Desktop
Desktop
Code Name
Matisse
Coffee Lake
What customers say about "Details"
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Unlocked Desktop Processor
  • The top of the line AM4 model and I absolutely like this!
  • Works amazing! Easy to install. AM4 socket.
  • Best CPU i've ever owned. Huge upgrade from my i5 6600k. Great AM4 socket.
  • This CPU is really a beast! Easy to install with this socket.
  • Socket AM4, easy to install for my case.
Intel Core i9-9900K Desktop Processor
  • It is easy to install and overclock.
  • Install and overclocking on this chip went extremely well.
  • This chip is a beast. Very easy to install.
  • Installed easily and not issues building on Asus Maximus mobo.
  • 7 days after install it died. Horrible job intel.
Technical Specifications
CPU Cores
16
8
CPU Threads
32
16
Clock Speed
3.5 GHz
3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock Speed
4.7 GHz
5 GHz
Max TDP
105 W
95 W
Max Temperature
95 °C
100 °C
Data Width
64 bits
64 bits
Virtualization Technology
Yes
Yes

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X

Intel Core i9-9900K

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X

Intel Core i9-9900K

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X

Intel Core i9-9900K

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X

Intel Core i9-9900K

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X

Intel Core i9-9900K

What customers say about "Technical Specifications"
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Unlocked Desktop Processor
  • I can keep higher all core speeds longer. I like it.
  • My RAM runs at its rated speed, everything is blazing fast. Great CPU.
  • The speed in which I can now render videos is unbelievable!
  • Speed, FPS, and smoothness are all I get while playing Metro, Gears tactics, Rage 2 at ultra graphics.
  • Went from a Ryzen 7 to the Ryzen 9 and there will be no going back. Great speed!
Intel Core i9-9900K Desktop Processor
  • Super fast gaming processor. High performance.
  • The computer runs perfectly, very smoothly, without any cartons.
  • This CPU is a beast! I installed this with a liquid cooler and even in the top end games out now it does not struggle to keep this thing cool.
  • I had no issues installing the chip and it runs great.
  • Easy to install, easy to boost, handles everything I throw at it.
Cache And Memory Specifications
L1 Cache Size
1000 kB
256 kB
L2 Cache Size
8000 kB
2048 kB
L3 Cache Size
64000 kB
16000 kB
Max Memory Size
128 GB
128 GB
Memory Types
DDR4
DDR4
Max Memory Channels
2
2
Max Memory Bandwidth
47.68 GB/s
41.6 GB/s

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X

Intel Core i9-9900K

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X

Intel Core i9-9900K

What customers say about "Cache And Memory Specifications"
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Unlocked Desktop Processor
  • It has a great memory controller. I recommend.
  • Has DDR4 type of memory. Great.
  • Perfect CPU for my needs with good memory and speed.
  • For games! Good speeds and memory!
  • DDR4 memory is perfect for my case. I like it.
Intel Core i9-9900K Desktop Processor
  • Super easy to install and is super fast.
  • This CPU is easy to install, fast, and so far glitch-free.
  • Very nice packaging and easy installation. Supports excellent memory type.
  • 8 cores in a ring bus with low inter-core and memory latency allows this CPU to excel at any task.
Supported Technologies
Execute Disable Bit / Virus Protection
Yes
Yes
Turbo Boost / Turbo Core
Yes
Yes
Enhanced SpeedStep / PowerNow!
Yes
Yes
Hyper-Threading / HyperTransport
Yes
Yes
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
3 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
Manufacturer
Graphics Specifications
DirectX* Support
12
Graphics Output
eDP/DP/HDMI
Graphics Video Max Memory
64 GB
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1200 MHz
Graphics Base Frequency
350 MHz
Processor Graphics
Intel UHD Graphics 630


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