AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT Review 53

AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT Review

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A Closer Look


The Ryzen 7 3800XT ships in a paperboard box with a cutout showing the processor inside. The box does not include a cooler.

Processor front view
Processor back view

The processor looks like any conventional AMD CPU, with a large IHS dominating the top and a 1,331-pin micro-PGA in the bottom. The "Zen 2" CCD chiplet is made in Taiwan and the I/O die in the US, and the two are put together at a facility in China.

All Ryzen 3000XT series processors are designed to be drop-in compatible with any Socket AM4 motherboard that supports Ryzen 3000 processors.

Processor installed in motherboard

The Ryzen 7 3800XT can be paired with a fairly big selection of AM4-compatible coolers that have been released since 2017.
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