AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Annihilates Intel Core i9-10900K In Early Cinebench R20 Single/Multi-Core Tests

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During last week’s Zen 3 event, AMD suggested that its flagship Ryzen 5000 Series processor would be eating Intel’s for breakfast in both gaming and content creation. While those claims were strictly in-house (i.e., subject to shenanigans), we now have third-party metrics that suggest red team’s performance data is on point.

The first Cinebench R20 benchmarks for the Ryzen 9 5950X can be found on CPU Monkey (via Guru 3D), and they are definitely above and beyond what Intel’s flagship can muster. In the single-core test, AMD’s Ryzen 9 5950X scored 604, while the Core i9-10900KF only managed 539 (11 percent difference).

The multi-core test was also (unsurprisingly) in AMD’s favor, as its 16C/32T beast managed to achieve a score of 10,360. In comparison, Intel’s 10C/20T Core i9-10900KF only hit 6,399 (47 percent difference).

You can check out the rest of the comparisons below. AMD’s Ryzen 9 5950X (and the rest of the Ryzen 5000 Series lineup) will be released on November 5.

CPUCores / threadsBase / boost (GHz)R20 Single-CoreR20 Multi-Core
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X16/323.40 / 4.9064110,360
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X12/243.70 / 4.806298,168
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X8/163.80 / 4.706185,724
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X6/123.70 / 4.606044,312
Intel Core i7-1185G74/83.00 / 4.805982,477
Intel Core i7-1165G74/82.80 / 4.705612,234
AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT8/164.20 / 4.705395,122
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT12/244.10 / 4.705397,244
Intel Core i9-10900KF10/203.70 / 5.305396,399
Intel Core i9-10900K10/203.70 / 5.305396,399

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