Ryzen 7 5800X vs. Ryzen 9 5900X: What’s the Difference?

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In this article, we are checking out two of the best processors from AMD’s new Ryzen lineup: The Ryzen 7 5800X vs Ryzen 9 5900X.

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While the Ryzen 7 5800X came with eight cores and 16 threads, the Ryzen 9 5900X came with an impressive 12 cores and 24 threads.

What’s the Difference?

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The most notable similarity is that both the Ryzen 7 5800X and the Ryzen 9 5900X share the same socket type. Both CPUs take full advantage of the AM4 socket.

What Are the Similarities?

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For most gamers, you won’t notice a huge difference when gaming. Although the Ryzen 9 5900X does score slightly higher on gaming benchmarks, it comes in with a higher price tag.

Which One Is Better For Gaming?

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