AMD announce the Ryzen 9 3950X 16-core CPU at E3 2019

AMD unveiled what it describes at the "world's fastest gaming CPU" during E3 2019.

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After showing off its new line of Ryzen CPUs and Radeon RX GPUs, AMD took the opportunity during its E3 2019 presentation to announce the world’s first 16-core gaming processor, the AMD Ryzen 3950X. With a boost clock of up to 4.7 GHz, it is the fastest CPU the company has ever made. It features 72MB of total cache. It will be available this September for $749.

The Ryzen 9 3950X has 8 more cores than Intel's Core i9-9900K.
The Ryzen 9 3950X has 8 more cores than Intel's Core i9-9900K.

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