Gaming Benchmarks

1080p Performance

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint

Ryzen R9 5950X 1080p Ghost Recon Score

For Ghost Recon: Breakpoint at 1080p, the Ryzen 9 5950X achieved 188 FPS leaving the Ryzen 9 3950X defeated at 172 FPS. Turning on PBO did not cause any differences in performance.

Horizon Zero Dawn

Ryzen R9 5950X Horizon Zero Dawn 1080p score

In Horizon Zero Dawn, the Ryzen 9 5950X not only rhymed with the game name but also achieved 166 FPS at 1080p in both stock and regular modes. This was 13 FPS faster than the Ryzen 9 3950’s effort at 153 FPS.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Ryzen R9 5950X Shadow of the Tomb Raider 1080p score

At 1080p in Shadow of the Tomb Raider, the Ryzen 9 5950X saw 197 FPS to the Ryzen 9 3950X’s 156 FPS. Turning on PBO reduced performance by 1 FPS, but it’s also quite possible to be attributed to a rounding difference.

Watch Dogs Legion

Ryzen R9 5950X Watch Dogs Legion 1080p score

In Watch Dogs Legion at 1080p, the Ryzen 9 5950X provided for 109 FPS, which was 6 FPS faster than the Ryzen 9 3950X at 103 FPS. Turning on PBO lifted the performance by 1 FPS.

4k Performance

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint

Ryzen R9 5950X Ghost Recon 4k score

In Ghost Recon: Breakpoint at 4k, we saw the Ryzen 9 5950X reach 106 FPS, which tied it with the Ryzen 9 3950X. Turning on PBO found 1 additional FPS that’s likely attributable to rounding.

Horizon Zero Dawn

Ryzen R9 5950X Horizon Zero Dawn 4k score

In Horizon Zero Dawn at 4k, all three test scenarios achieved 88 FPS.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Ryzen R9 5950X Shadow of the Tomb Raider 4k score

In Shadow of the Tomb Raider at 4k, all three test scenarios achieved 91 FPS.

Watch Dogs Legion

Ryzen R9 5950X Watch Dogs Legion 4k score

In Watch Dogs Legion at 4k, all three test scenarios achieved 59 FPS.

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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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