AMD Ryzen 9 5950X processor REVEALED: Specs, features, price and release date

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So, we're only a few weeks away from the dawn of a new console generation. That's right, we'll soon be able to say we know somebody who managed to pre-order a PS5 or an Xbox Series X.

It's not just new consoles coming though. In fact, there's a lot of new PC tech coming out soon that could really help boost PCs to another level.

Some of the key parts for this power boost come via the new AMD Ryzen cards.

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Today, we're going to talk about the 9 5950X and tell you everything you need to know about it.

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X specs

There are four chips in this new range, and this one is at the tippy top of them all. Here are the specs:

  • Cores: 16
  • Threads: 32
  • Watts: 105W
  • Base Frequency: 3.4GHz
  • Boosted Frequency: 4.9GHz
  • Total Cache: 72MB
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It's easy to see why this is the most powerful one. It's got absurd numbers across the board and should offer you a huge boost to your performance.

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AMD Ryzen 9 5950X features

According to AMD, all of the new Zen 3 chips offer a 19% higher instructions per clock than the Zen 2 processors.

As the most powerful one in this new group, the Ryzen 9 5950X is an absolute monster.

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AMD Ryzen 9 5950X release date

Good news, all of the new AMD Ryzen range will be available to buy on the 5th of November.

That's so soon. You'll be able to have it in your hands within a month.

READ MORE: AMD reveals Zen 3: Next-gen PC gaming core explained

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X price

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X only costs $799. It's a little pricey, but just look at all of that power, look at those non-rookie numbers.

Theoretically, the price should be the same in the UK, or at least something similar.

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