AIDA64

Memory Read

Ryzen R9 5950X AIDA64 Memory read score

Moving on to AIDA’s memory reading test, we found that the Ryzen 9 5950X could read 54,781 MB/s, which is 380 MB/s faster than the Ryzen 9 3950X at 53,401 MB/s while using the same memory with the same settings. Turning on PBO slowed down the memory reading to 54,734 MB/s on the R9 5950X.

Memory Write

Ryzen R9 5950X AIDA memory write score

On AIDA’s memory writing test, the Ryzen 9 5950X achieved 53,989 MB/s which is 588 MB/s faster than the Ryzen 9 3950X’s 53,401 MB/s. Much like with the memory reading, turning on PBO slowed down the R9 5950X just a bit to 53,944 MB/s.

CPU Queen

Ryzen R9 5950X AIDA CPU Queen Score

On AIDA’s CPU Queen test, we saw the Ryzen 9 5950X achieve a score of 159,151. The Ryzen 9 3950X was slower at 149,830 while turning on PBO boosted the R9 5950X up to 163,336.

SHA3

Ryzen R9 5950X AIDA SHA3 Score

On AIDA’s SHA3 test, we watched the Ryzen 9 5950X rack up 6,112 points which was over 20% faster than the R9 3950X’s effort at 5,004 points. Turning on PBO blasted the R9 5950X 17.8% higher to reach 7,198 points.

Cinebench R20

Multicore

Ryzen R9 5950X Cinebench R20 Score

On Cinebench R20, the Ryzen 9 5950X turned in a score of 9,534 which exceeded the Ryzen R9 3950X’s 9,001 scores. PBO made a big difference, boosting the R9 5950X’s score up to 10,826, a 13.6% difference.

Singlecore

Ryzen R9 5950X Cinebench R20 singlecore score

Losing all but one core, the Ryzen 9 5950X achieved a 608 point score, which is nearly 20% faster than the Ryzen 9 3950X score. Adding PBO to the mix boosted performance by about 1%, bringing it to a score of 615.

Blender

bmw27

Ryzen R9 5950X Blender bmw27 score

The Ryzen 9 5950X tied with the R9 3950X in completing Blender’s bmw27 test in a minute and 37 seconds (or, 1.62 minutes). Turning on PBO made a difference, dropping the run time down to a minute and 27 seconds (or, 1.45 minutes).

classroom

Ryzen R9 5950X Blender classroom score

On the Blender classroom test, the Ryzen 9 5950X differentiated itself from the Ryzen 9 3950X by completing the benchmark run 9 seconds faster. Turning on PBO shaved 26 seconds off the total run time for a 3 minute and 43-second run.

VRay 5

Ryzen R9 5950X VRay 5 score

Finally, we take a look at VRay 5 where we see the Ryzen 9 5950X sporting a score of 19,215. The Ryzen 9 3950X was slower at 17,386 while turning on PBO rocketed the R9 5950X up to 21,581.

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David Schroth

David is a computer hardware enthusiast that has been tinkering with computer hardware for the past 25 years.

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