AMD also pulled the wraps off it 16-core, 32-threaded Ryzen 9 3950X consumer chip. This product will be launched in September, while the other Zen 2-based Ryzen 3000 series CPUs will ship on July 7th. Priced at $749, this 105W TDP chip offers a 3.5GHz base clock, 4.7GHz Boost, 72MB total cache, and 44 PCIe 4.0 lanes.
AMD also previewed the ultimate member of the new 3rd Gen Ryzen™ desktop processor family, the flagship AMD Ryzen™ 9 3950X processor. With 16 cores and 32 threads running up to 4.7GHz, the leadership CPU has already set multiple performance records. With the aid of liquid nitrogen, the AMD Ryzen Overclocking Team managed to push the AMD Ryzen™ 9 3950X processor to 5.375 GHz, achieving record-setting performance with a Cinebench R20 multi-thread score of 12,167. The Ryzen™ 9 3950X processor now holds the crown in two important dimensions: highest performance for any 16-core processor and highest performance in a mainstream CPU socket. A new and improved AMD Ryzen™ Master Software utility was also revealed, including a redesigned user interface and new enthusiast-first overclocking features9, offering users an easy way to squeeze every drop of performance from their AMD Ryzen™ desktop processor powered system.