People always want things that they can’t have. That’s especially true in the tech space. It’s why there are so many reviews and videos out there of the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and 4K gaming when barely a few
This is a real unicorn of a processor. It’s the only Ryzen 3000 model with 6 cores and 6 threads–something that brings it to parity with the i5 9400F. The Ryzen 5 3600 is an excellent option for gaming, but pricing has made it ever so slightly out of reach for mainstream buyers. The 3500X goes up against the $150 Core i5-9400F, making it a no-brainer. Well, except for the fact that it’s only available as an OEM part in China. You’re probably never, ever going to see one of these. Nevertheless, let’s have a look at how it performs.
According to Tom’s, the Ryzen 3500X edges out the 9400F in productivity tasks. Over a compiled list of productivity benches, including PCMark 10, among others, the 3500X scored 4.3 percent higher than the 9400F. Meanwhile, it trailed
Meanwhile, in gaming, all three parts are neck-and-neck. The two Ryzens are within t