AMD has started sending out reviewer guides for the Ryzen 9 7950X3D and according to the numbers provided the processor is 6% faster than the Intel 13900K and 16% faster than the 7950X. Here is what you need to know about the performance of the Ryzen 9 7950X3D.


Ryzen 9 7950X3D Vs Intel 13900K

Both CPUs were tested using 32GB (16×2) of DDDR5 memory running at 6000 MHz, the NZXT Kraken x63 CPU cooler, Radeon 7900 XTX, and Nvidia RTX 4090 graphics cards, Samsung 980 Pro 1TB SSD, at 1080p with Rebar enabled and Windows 11 VBS disabled. You can check out a chart with the numbers below:

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We have also included a table with the numbers below for easy understanding:

Ryzen 9 7950X3D13900KDifference (%)
Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla237.75233102
Borderlands 3317.14310.72102.1
Cyberpunk 2077218.82220.9099.1
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided241.08221.83108.7
F1 2021451.75372.25121.4
Far Cry 6198.25217.5091.1
Final Fantasy 14 Shadowbringers326.17284.69114.6
Final Fantasy 14 End Walker292.04270.77107.9
Hitman 3 Dubai CPU401.62378.43106.1
Middle Earth: Shadow of War406.53376.01108.1
Rainbow Six Siege706.36622.78113.4
Shadow of the Tomb Raider331.43304.60108.8
Strange Brigade529.95534.3399.8
Watchdogs: Legion246.23246.8299.4
Guardians of the Galaxy265.5239.75110.7
Tiny Tina’s Wonderland289.25287.82100.7
Dirt 5318.73306.87103.9
Horizon Zero Dawn289.25228126.9
Ashes of the SIngularity (CPU)57.5664.6189.1
Total War Warhammer 3 (Battle)263.68267.7598.5
Ryzen 9 7950X3D Vs Intel 13900K with Radeon 7900 XTX

On average, the Ryzen 9 7950X3D`5.6% faster than the Intel 13900K in games. In games like Horizon Zero Dawn, the lead is increased to 26.9% but in Far Cry 6, the Intel CPU has the lead. The results are very similar when the CPUs are tested with the Nvidia RTX 4090.

Ryzen 9 7950X3D13900K7950X3D vs 13900K Difference (%)Ryzen 9 7950X7950X3D vs 7950X Difference (%)
Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla237.25236101228.25104
Borderlands 3348.12338.36103307.07113
Cyberpunk 2077260.31248.59105220.08118
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided257.97220.87117202.7127
F1 2021501.25399.75125387.25129
Far Cry 6186.7519596167112
Final Fantasy 14 Shadowbringers374.23330.25113325.63115
Final Fantasy 14 End Walker330.70307.41108
Hitman 3 Dubai CPU371.53365.36102343.09108
Middle Earth: Shadow of War395.24378.91104334.38118
Rainbow Six Siege785808.1097734107
Shadow of the Tomb Raider372.35317.97117311.15120
Strange Brigade608.05668.77591641.9395
Watchdogs: Legion222.12194.03114157.8141
Guardians of the Galaxy267.67256.33104
Tiny Tina’s Wonderland357.87357.805100
Dirt 5375.53313.6120
Horizon Zero Dawn290.33229.33127
Ashes of the SIngularity (CPU)58.4763.2692
Total War Warhammer 3 (Battle)293.45299.4098
Ryzen 9 7950X3D Vs Intel 13900K Vs Ryzen 9 7950X with RTX 4090

With the RTX 4090, the Ryzen 9 7950X3D is 6% faster than the 13900K and 16% faster than the Ryzen 9 7950X which shows the advantages of the 3D cache even though the clock speeds are lower. The 13900K does come out on top in tests such as Cinebench R23 and Geekbench 5.4.

It is worth mentioning that neither the Intel 13900K nor the Ryzen 9 7950X3D are primarily meant for gaming. An Intel i5 or the AMD Ryzen 5 CPUs are more than enough for gaming.

Let us know what you think about the performance of the AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D and whether or not this is something that you are interested in getting. This CPU does not come with a cooler, so check out our recommended CPU coolers for the AMD Ryzen 7000 series CPUs.