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AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT Review

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A Closer Look


AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT ships in an upscale-looking paperboard box with a cutout showing the processor inside, which is identical-looking to the one the flagship Ryzen 9 3950X comes in. The box does not include a cooler inside.

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

Ryzen 9 3900XT can be paired with a fairly big selection of AM4-compatible coolers that have been released since 2017.
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