AMD Ryzen 9 8950X Can Outperform I9-13900K According to Forecasts

15% Higher Single-Core and 25% Higher Multi-Core Benchmark Scores!

Breaking News on August 9th: RedGamingTech, a renowned Tech YouTube channel, has unveiled the highly anticipated performance scores of AMD’s upcoming Zen 5-based Ryzen 8000 processor in their latest video.

During the video, RedGamingTech revealed some exciting details about the Zen 5 architecture CPU. They confirmed that this cutting-edge processor will boast compatibility with the AM5 socket, enabling it to leverage faster memory.

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Source: RedGamingTech

Additionally, the Zen 5 CPU will retain its impressive maximum 16-core design, ensuring exceptional performance.

Now, let’s delve into the multi-core improvements witnessed in this remarkable processor.

According to the report, the upcoming 16-core Ryzen 9 8950X delivered a score of 49,000 points in the rigorous Cinebench R23 multi-core test.

In stark contrast, the Intel Core i9-13900K managed to achieve a score of approximately 40,000 points, placing the AMD model a significant 25% ahead in terms of performance.

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In a fascinating development, the 12-core Ryzen 9 8900X emerged as a formidable contender against the i9-13900K, despite having half the core count.

Similar performance enhancements were observed in the 8-core Ryzen 7 8700X and the 6-core Ryzen 5 8600X:

  • Ryzen 9 7950X upgraded to Ryzen 9 8950X: Multi-core speed increased by an impressive 25-30%.
  • Ryzen 9 7900X upgraded to Ryzen 9 8900X: Multi-core performance improved by an estimated 24-25%.
  • Ryzen 7 7700X upgraded to Ryzen 7 8700X: Multi-core capabilities enhanced by a notable 15-20%.
  • Ryzen 7 7600X upgraded to Ryzen 7 8600X: Witnessed an impressive boost in multi-core speed, reaching up to 30%.

Now, let’s turn our attention to the single-core performance improvements.

The AMD Zen 5 architecture has excelled in the realm of single-core performance, surpassing its predecessor, Zen 4, with remarkable strides.

Most scores comfortably exceeded 2500 points, showcasing significant advancements. When paired with DDR5-6400 memory, the Zen 5 processor’s single-core score is estimated to be approximately 13-15% faster than that of the Intel Core i9-13900K.

In comparison to Zen 4, the anticipated improvement in single-core performance is expected to range between an impressive 25-35%.

The leaker provided insights into an anticipated increase in Instructions Per Cycle (IPC) of 20-25% from Zen 4 to Zen 5, further enhancing the processor’s capabilities.

Now, let’s address the eagerly awaited release date.

AMD has exciting plans to unleash the Zen 5 chip on the market in early or mid-2024. The best part is that this remarkable processor will be fully compatible with the existing AM5 motherboard, requiring users only to update the BIOS to unlock its full potential.

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