AMD Introduces World’s Most Powerful 16-core Consumer Desktop Processor, the AMD Ryzen™ 9 3950X

Today, AMD announced the release of the highly anticipated flagship 16-core AMD Ryzen9 3950X processor, available worldwide November 25, 2019. AMD Ryzen 9 3950X processor brings the ultimate processor for gamers with effortless 1080P gaming in select titles1 and up to 2X more energy efficient processing power compared to the competition2 as the world’s fastest 16-core consumer desktop processor3. In addition, AMD also announced a significant performance uplift4 coming for mainstream desktop users with the new AMD Athlon 3000G, arriving November 19, 2019.

AMD Introduces World’s Most Powerful 16-core Consumer Desktop Processor, the AMD Ryzen™ 9 3950X“We are excited to bring the AMD Ryzen™ 9 3950X to market later this month, offering enthusiasts the most powerful 16-core desktop processor ever,” said Chris Kilburn, corporate vice president and general manager, client channel, AMD. “We are focused on offering the best solutions at every level of the market, including the AMD Athlon 3000G for everyday PC users that delivers great performance at an incredible price point.”

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X: Fastest 16-core Consumer Desktop Processor

Offering up to 22% performance increase over previous generations5, the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X offers faster 1080p gaming in select titles1 and content creation6 than the competition. Built on the industry-leading “Zen 2” architecture, the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X also excels in power efficiency3 with a TDP7 of 105W.

AMD Introduces World’s Most Powerful 16-core Consumer Desktop Processor, the AMD Ryzen™ 9 3950XAs the fastest 16-core consumer desktop processor available3, AMD Ryzen 9 3950X processor offers incredible performance best experienced with a liquid cooling solution. AMD is recommending the use of an AIO solution with a minimum 280mm radiator. A list of AMD recommended coolers can be found on AMD.com to ensure enthusiasts can maximize the potential of the Ryzen 9 3950X processor.

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AMD Ryzen™ 9 3950X 16/32 Up to 4.7/3.5 72 105W AM4 44 (36 useable) $749 Nov 25, 2019

AMD Introduces World’s Most Powerful 16-core Consumer Desktop Processor, the AMD Ryzen™ 9 3950XAMD Athlon 3000G: Versatile Everyday Processor, Unlocked

AMD also announced a significant upgrade coming for mainstream desktop users with the new AMD Athlon 3000G processor, arriving November 19, 2019. The new AMD Athlon3000G with Radeon™ Graphics brings reliable computing experiences to a wide range of users, from day-to-day needs to high-definition PC gaming, offering faster framerates when gaming and enhanced productivity performance over competition4 at an incredible price point. The Athlon 3000G is the first “Zen”-based Athlon processor that is unlocked for overclocking potential, delivering the only unlocked processor in its segment10.

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AMD Athlon™ 3000G 2/4 3.5 Radeon™ Vega 3 35W AM4 $49 Nov 19, 2019
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