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AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D Surpasses Intel i9-12900KS as Reigning Gaming Leader

The upcoming AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D is outperforming Intel’s Core i9-12900KS in several benchmarks and tests.


There is a near-constant battle happening to try to provide the best gaming processor. AMD and are the combatants and in recent months the latter's Core i9-12900KS has reigned supreme. However, AMD is preparing to wrestle back its crown with the upcoming 7 5800X3D.

This new chipset has 3D V-cache tech and benchmarks show the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D bests Intel's leading Core i9. In a recent Shadow of the Tomb Raider benchmark, AMD already showed its pre-launch boasts are accurate.

Further benchmarks show that was no fluke and the Ryzen 7 is outperforming the i9-12900KS across the board.

According to a review from XanxoGaming, the 3D V-cache helps AMD push beyond its rival and completely beats out the Core i9. It is worth noting neither CPU has integrated graphics, so the direct comparison between the two is fair.


Covering both 1080p and 720p tests, the review run the CPUs at their max graphics presets. Testing at 720p is revealing if you want to see how a processor caches, such as avoiding GPU bottlenecks and removing latency. For the review, XanxoGaming uses a RTX 3080 Ti Founder's Edition chip.

The review offers the following takeaway on performance:

“For the most part, on the test suite we have, 1080p results are on par, except some few exceptions. Death Stranding, even though it has a 240 FPS cap, AVG FPS and 1% LOW results are a tad better for the AMD Ryzen CPU.

Out of the full test suite, three results stand out, even for 1080p. The point here is, which is the “fastest CPU” and as AMD Marketing showed, there is an actual difference in FFXV, Shadow of the Tomb Raider and The Witcher 3.”

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Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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