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CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 3.9 GHz 8-Core Processor

(63 Ratings, 4.9 Average)

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Specifications

Manufacturer

AMD

Model

100-100000025BOX

Part #

  • Ryzen 7 3800X
  • 100-100000025BOX

Manufacturer

AMD

Core Count

8

Core Clock

3.9 GHz

Boost Clock

4.5 GHz

TDP

105 W

Series

AMD Ryzen 7

Microarchitecture

Zen 2

Core Family

Matisse

Socket

AM4

Integrated Graphics

None

Maximum Supported Memory

128 GB

ECC Support

No

Packaging

Boxed

Includes CPU Cooler

Yes

L1 Cache

  • 8 x 32 kB Instruction
  • 8 x 64 kB Data

L2 Cache

8 x 512 kB

L3 Cache

2 x 16 MB

Lithography

7 nm

Simultaneous Multithreading

Yes

Price History

    Reviews

    Dacmyth
    • 154 points
    • 5 months ago

    from completed build 7MM Red Water Mini

    Initial build had a Ryzen 3600 in it. I built a computer for a friend and decided to upgrade the processor after installing the 3600 in his system. Was going to get the 3700x but the 3800X was on sale for about 5% more at the time of purchase and that made the performed difference between the 2 Ryzen 8-cores worth the upgrade. As with my 3600 the 3800x works best basically running stock. With my cooling I have boost clocks up to 4550mhz and all core of around 4200mhz. Tide temperatures never exceed 82C and CPU 70C. Idles around 40C Tdie and low 30's CPU. No complaints with this processor.

    Phildilf
    • 121 points
    • 1 month ago

    from completed build 3800X.DARK

    No overclocking done. Runs like a dream, good CPU temps using the D15 fan. No install issues whatsoever.

    fgaffney
    • 46 points
    • 8 months ago

    I initially intended to get the 3900X, however I couldn’t find it in stock anywhere and in all honesty, it was probably overkill for my needs. The extra 4 cores also came at a hefty price increase over the 3800X which is a good sweet spot for me. It performs as expected and boosts without any problem while keeping below 75 degrees with my Noctua D-15 air cooler.

    axostic
    • 40 points
    • 4 months ago

    from completed build Cyber Titan

    Fantastic, fantastic, fantastic! This is pretty much a higher binned 3700x that demolishes any task I throw at it. On sale? Get it. If not, just stick with the 3700x to save a few doll-hairs. You won't be disappointed either way.

    Near3am
    • 40 points
    • 2 months ago

    from completed build Silent Lucidity

    Works for me and yes I know some will say "well you could have gotten lesser" Well I didn't and it's already purchased so too late.

    daftcyberpunk
    • 36 points
    • 10 months ago

    from completed build 3800X2080

    With basic PBO enabled all cores are hitting between 4,475 to 4,525 Ghz. BIOS and OS optimizations should hopefully boost its performance further.

    sky23h
    • 36 points
    • 4 months ago

    from completed build Skynet Ryzes 2020

    So happy to be apart of the Red team with the amazing stuff they're doing these days. I had intel for several years in my previous build and it was good but intel is doing shady things and I just don't want to support them. This is a huge upgrade and should make this easily a 10 year PC. As far as value, normally the 3700x is a better deal, but I was able to snag this for an insanely low price on black Friday for essentially the same price as the 3700x.

    In general, the value is still monumental!

    The included cooler is super nice but I already had a H100i liquid cooler so I just stuck with that.

    RobotechLdv
    • 28 points
    • 2 months ago

    Fast and performs great. I have it overclocked to 4.2GHz I believe.

    Snakeking
    • 24 points
    • 8 months ago

    from completed build Colbalt Bomb (first time build)

    Was able to get to 4.5 but had to bring it back down to 4.4 to become stable. Powerfull cpu but it comes at a premium.

    cerndog
    • 23 points
    • 4 months ago

    Awesome CPU! Manage to pick one up for the price of a 3700x. Haven't done much in the way of OC since it boosts to 4.4GHz with ease.

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