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AMD RYZEN 7 3700X 8-Core 3.6 GHz (4.4 GHz Max Boost) Socket AM4 65W 100-100000071BOX Desktop Processor

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  • 3rd Gen Ryzen
  • Socket AM4
  • Max Boost Frequency 4.4 GHz
  • DDR4 Support
  • L2 Cache 4MB
  • L3 Cache 32MB
  • Thermal Design Power 65W
  • With Wraith Prism cooler

  • Overview
  • Specs
  • Warranty & Returns
  • Reviews
AMD logo
 Closeup of a corner of an AMD Ryzen processor, with logo of Zen 2 at the center, and texts at the top left corner reading as “AMD Ryzen 3000 series”

Built to Perform. Designed to Win.

The world's most advanced processor* with 8 cores for the world's elite gamers.

Everyone deserves a powerful processor. Uncompromising features and smooth performance are finally the standard for every gamer- and artist-oriented system. Powered by the amazing Zen 2 architecture and manufactured using 7 nm process technology, the Ryzen 7 3700X has 8 cores and 16 threads, offering exceptional parallel computing power to handle demanding tasks and multitasking. PCIe 4.0 allows you to take full advantage of the new generation SSDs and next generation graphics cards. A Wraith Prism with RGB LED cooler is bundled, keeping the processor running cool and stable while giving brilliant, mesmerizing lighting that will certainly wow everyone.

* “Advanced” defined as superior process technology in a smaller node and unique support for PCIe® Gen 4 in the gaming market as of 05/26/2019. RZ3-14

3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Technology

The Premium AMD Wraith Prism Cooler

You Pick the Color: Bundled with every 3rd Gen Ryzen 7 and 9 desktop processor, the AMD Wraith Prism goes where no stock cooler has gone before with per-RGB LED control around the illuminated light ring and transparent fan blades. We’ve also added support for Razer Chroma, so you can enjoy ambient in-game effects that react dynamically to every action and event.

But the Wraith Prism isn’t just a pretty face; motherboard and RAM compatibility is increased by minimizing the profile and added direct-contact heat pipes and fan overclocking control to increase thermal effectiveness, too.

User-controlled RGB illumination relies on socket AM4 motherboards that support this feature, like the ASRock RGB LED, ASUS Aura sync, Biostar VIVID LED DJ, Gigabyte RGB Fusion, and MSI Mystic Light.

   Illustration of the AMD Wraith Prism coller illuminating RGB colors, with a logo of “works with Razer Chroma” next to the cooler on the right

Zen 2—Setting the Bar for High Performance

AMD’s high-performance x86 Core “Zen 2” architecture enables 3rd Gen Ryzen Processors to deliver the highest single-thread and multi-thread performance of any mainstream desktop processor. For gamers and creators alike, that’s mission-critical performance built to help you win.

Compute Efficiency by Design

The "Zen 2" core is a significant update to the historic "Zen" architecture. Now featuring:

  • Up to 15% more instructions-per-cycle
  • 2X L3 cache capacity (up to 32MB)
  • 2X floating point throughput (256-bit)
  • 2X OpCache capacity (4K)
  • 2X Infinity Fabric bandwidth (512-bit)
  • New TAGE branch predictor

Performance and Efficiency for Next-Gen Applications

Cloud computing, enterprise productivity, immersive visual experiences, gaming and streaming all demand increasing computing performance with optimal energy efficiency. From the very beginning, AMD engineers designed the new “Zen 2” core to meet those demands with more core throughput, larger caches, and powerful multi-threading capabilities.

  A white logo of Zen 2, with orange background

AMD StoreMI Technology*

SSDs are fast, but expensive, and offer minimal capacity. Mechanical hard drives boast large capacity for a low price, but are much slower than an SSD. AMD StoreMI technology combines these two types of storage into a single drive and automatically moves the data you access the most to the SSD, so you get the best of both worlds: SSD responsiveness, and mechanical hard disk capacity with its low price.

* AMD StoreMI Technology is included with every motherboard that features an AMD X399 or 400-series chipset. If you have an AMD X399 or 400-series chipset, you can download AMD StoreMI software for free. If you have a socket AM4 motherboard with a 300-series chipset, you can still enjoy the benefits of storage acceleration with Enmotus FuzeDrive software, exclusively for AMD, for an additional fee.

   An illustration of a tachometer. Above it are logo of AMD Store MI and texts reading as AMD Ryzen

AMD SenseMI Technology. Technology That Thinks.

AMD introduces SenseMI technology, a set of learning and adapting features that help the AMD Ryzen processor customize its performance to you and your applications. Finally: performance that thinks.

   Illustration of multiple computing nodes

AMD Ryzen Master Utility for Overclocking

Every AMD Ryzen processor is multiplier-unlocked from the factory, so you can personalize performance to your taste. AMD provides the AMD Ryzen Master utility to access this powerful advantage.

AMD Ryzen Master provides up to four profiles to store custom clocks and voltage adjustments for both the Ryzen CPU and DDR4 memory. You can park cores and adjust memory timings, too.

Note: AMD product warranty does not cover damages caused by overclocking, even when overclocking is enabled via AMD hardware.

   Screenshot of the AMD Ryzen Master Utility

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Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
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5/ 5
Great! 7/13/2020 11:32:32 AM

Overall Review: Coming from a FX chip to this is complete night and day. Very happy... just hope I don’t have to submit a bunch of info several years from now to get a measly 33.00 out of a class action lawsuit because they lied about the core count again.

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Solid CPU 7/13/2020 9:26:50 AM

Pros: - Can handle pretty much anything I throw at it.
- Dramatically sped up pretty much everything on my PC
- Gaming-wise I have yet to find anything it struggles with
- Not the biggest on RGB, but the cooler it comes with has a nice RGB system that lets you sync it up to either the AMD software or your MB. Plus its quiet

Cons: - Gets hot. Like REALLY hot. Definitely, look into alternative cooling options beyond the stock cooler. Probably would anyway, but I wanted to save for something good and have been running it with the stock cooler. The cpu hit 95 c not overclocked a couple times while gaming. Though normally it tends to hang out around 65-75 under load.

- Jumping off the first con, the cooler is only alright. For the most part it does the job but for extended periods of time or cpu intensive work/games, it will struggle to keep temps low.

Overall Review: I would definitely get this CPU! Its completely turned my whole system around for the better. With the new XTs coming out (and the benchmarks seeming marginal) the savings you'll likely get to performance is more than worth getting this. If you're looking at this, you're probably going to get an aftermarket cooler regardless so the stock cooler drawbacks and high CPU temps are (hopefully) a non-issue for you. However, if you're thinking the stock fan will get you by, be weary depending on what you're doing. While playing AC: Odyssey my machine shut down do to high temps on the CPU. Its only happened once and I've played the game plenty before that, but I'm going to wait for the cooler to get here before I continue playing that.

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Amazing 7/13/2020 7:53:21 AM

Overall Review: It does not disappoint

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
1/ 5
Always getting an error 7/13/2020 12:08:29 AM

Cons: A fatal hardware error has occurred.
I am always receiving this error in the event viewer. Bascially it causes the computer to randomly restart!

Reported by component: Processor Core
Error Source: Machine Check Exception
Error Type: Cache Hierarchy Error
Processor APIC ID: 10

The details view of this entry contains further information.

Overall Review: Not Satisfied

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
This processor is a beast!! 7/12/2020 11:34:13 PM

Pros: - Lots of cores/cache is great for virtualization
- Handles gaming just fine at stock clocks
- Power efficient and doesn't generate much heat under heavy load
- Gen4 lanes for faster nvme
- Fantastic value given the performance to price

Overall Review: My use-cases are 80% virtualization and 20% gaming. The R9-3900X crushes both with ease. Previous machine was an R7-1700 and the speed increase to the R9-3900X in both single-core and multi-core performance is very noticeable. Absolutely amazing processor that beats the team blue competition by miles for virtualization. Gen4 lane for compatible nvme's is worth it for virtualization workloads.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Super fast 7/12/2020 10:34:16 PM

Overall Review: Chrome is my main application on this pc. Other than that, I do MS Office and occasional web games. This computer is super fast for my needs. Good price for the performance.

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Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
Verified Owner
5/ 5
I'm 100% satisfied 7/12/2020 9:59:05 PM

Pros: -Comes in really nice packaging
-Really powerfull cpu for the price

Cons: -none

Overall Review: -bruh

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5/ 5
Nice product! 7/12/2020 7:57:50 PM

Overall Review: Fast and stable

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