The third-gen Ryzen CPUs will be released soon on July 7, 2019.  With prices ranging from $199 to $749 USD the market will change up with increased CPU core count, better prices and technology.

Ever since the 1000-series Ryzen process was released, the CPU landscape has changed for the better to be more competitive. Consumers now have options other than Intel for performance and gaming.

AMD will release the 12-core/24-thread mainstream Ryzen 9 3900X alongside 4 other CPUs. The new CPUs are built on a 7nm process with PCIe 4.0 interface with lower TDP. IPC improvement will be about 15% which is significant. The high-end with be the Ryzen 9 3950X rocking a 16-core/32-thread.

  • AMD Ryzen 9 3950X 16-cores, 32-threads | 4.7GHz boost, 3.5GHz base | 105W: $749
  • AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-cores, 24-threads | 4.6GHz boost, 3.8GHz base | 105W : $499
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 8-cores, 16-threads | 4.5GHz boost, 3.9GHz base | 105W: $399
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8-cores, 16-threads | 4.4GHz boost, 3.6GHz base | 65W: $329
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 6-cores, 12-threads | 4.4GHz boost, 3.8GHz base | 95W: $249
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-cores, 12-threads | 4.2GHz boost, 3.6GHz base | 65W: $199

There will be a new chipset called the X570. 56 boards will be released intially with the new chipset. Most older motherboards should be compatible all the way back to B350 boards. Please check with you motherboard manufacturer for BIOS updates before putting a new one in.

(Rumor/Leaked Reviews Indicate)

AMD’s 3700X when benchmarked against Intel’s i7-9700K should beat it in both single-thread and multi-thread at $329 versus $374. Flagship 3900X should offer similar performance to i9-9920X at less than half price, $499 versus $1189.