Ryzen 3rd Gen

The reviews for the 3rd Gen Ryzen processors are coming in. I’m thinking I will upgrade from the 1800x to the 3900x now…



The reviews are all stellar. The gains are pretty incredible. I also got a x470 board earlier this year to replace my dying x370 one. Conveniently I got a good one that can handle overclocking if I am feeling squirrely.

Nice gains but I don’t think I’ll upgrade it from 2700x

Yeah, it isn’t as huge of a jump for you.

Well they know how to do cpus now. Now they need a kick in the pants for their gpus. Their 5700xt is barely as good as a 2060 super/2070. I want high end cards from AMD. They’ve been making only bitch tier cards for the past 3 years. They need to make a Ti rival.

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Yup already planning out a Ryzen 5 3600 build for my self! Finally time I get past the FX 8320 lol

I agree. I am probably going to pick up one of the high end Navi cards when they (presumably) come out later this year. The 5700xt is already better than my Vega 64, beyond being slighter hotter due to the blower card.

Yeah I wanted to see something at least 2080 level if not 2080ti.

Can someone tell me about ryzen 7 3800x?
Should one get 3800x over 3700x?
A frnd bought 2600x recently wanna upgrade to new Ryzen7.


Depends if you want a stock 6% boost over the 3700x personally I would get the 3700x if I was gonna spend that kinda money and get a x570 motherboard and good cooler and overclock to meet the 6% or better if possible

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New motherboards are costly. But yeah 3700x is best but it has 65w tdp where as 3800x has 100+.

Also which frequency RAM is better?
3200 ? And what v and cl 14 or 15 ??

I am personally looking at the https://www.newegg.com/corsair-16gb-288-pin-ddr4-sdram/p/N82E16820236214 however cas 14/15 are preffered if you can spend a little extra. the new motherboards are worth it if your getting a 3700x however because of Precision Boost 2… researched it and the 3700x’s precision boost will not work on the x470 as per amd forums. This when turned on gives you a higher boost with out overclocking also depends on your PSU the more extra wats your psu has the higher it will go according to what I been reading and seeing.

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The 2600x to a 3000 series won’t be a huge upgrade.

Take a peek at this table someone made: https://www.reddit.com/r/buildapc/comments/c7qk3y/am4_vcore_vrm_ratings_to_help_you_decide_on_a/

X370, X470, and X570 all work for the new chips. I have the Gigabyte Aorus Gaming 7 WiFi, which has the VRM rating to overclock the 3000 Ryzen chips.

3200 is recommended for the Ryzen 3000 series, with a soft cap of 3600. The lower the CAS latency the better.


Yeah but frnd wanna upgrade to ryzen 7 or 9(over budget)