With its new Ryzen XT-series CPUs, AMD may have stolen a page from Intelâ€™s playbook by offering a moderate clock speed bump while taking away the bundled cooler.
Although accidentally leaked already, the three CPUs are officially:
- Ryzen 9 3900XT with 12 cores, a boost clock of 4.7GHz, and 105-watt TDP for $499
- Ryzen 7 3800XT with 8 cores, a boost clock of 3.9GHz, and 105W TDP for $399
- Ryzen 5 3600XT with 6 cores, a boost clock of 4.5GHz, and 95W TDP for $249
On paper, they offer little change compared to the original Ryzen 3000-series launch. The only spec difference is a 100MHz higher clock for the Ryzen 9 3900XT over the original Ryzen 3900X, a 200MHz boost for the Ryzen 7 3800XT over the Ryzen 7 3800X, and a 100MHz bump for the Ryzen 5 3600XT over the Ryzen 5 3600X.