AMD Zen 3 Ryzen 7 5800X processor review

Benchmarks - PCMark10 and 3DMark FireStrike

PCMark10

PCMark10 is a well known benchmark tool that measures complete system performance for modern office needs using tests based on real-world applications and activities like Office, content creation tools, video editing etc.

The benchmark provides a score and also separate score for Essentials, Productivity and Digital Content Creation.

From the scores, the Ryzen 7 5800X just claimed the top score among all the processors we have tested so far. With a score of 6979 it is even faster than the Ryzen 9 3900X. That is thanks to the higher IPC.

The ZEN 3 architecture really makes a big difference to performance with it’s upgraded IPC performance.

Comparing the Ryzen 7 5800X vs Ryzen 7 3800X, we see a boost of

Score +9.15%
Essentials +9.1%
Productivity +8.2%
Digital Content Creation +11.28%

3DMark Firestrike

In Firestrike custom run, the Physics test runs 32 parallel simulations of soft and rigid body physics on the CPU.

From the chart, we can see that the Ryzen 7 5800X leads with a score of 97.9 fps as compared to 76.55 fps on the Ryzen 7 3800X. A 29% improvement is registered.

In fact, the the Ryzen 7 5800X on ZEN 3 architecture is faster than the Ryzen 9 3900X which has 12 core 24 threads.