Can Ryzen 9 3900X Work On A Budget B350 Motherboard?

Old budget B350 Motherboard costs around $100 and the flagship Ryzen 9 3900X price is about $500. Can budget motherboard support the powerful CPU with 12 cores and 24 threads? Hardware Unboxed channel on YouTube takes a confident initiative. The answer is below with a picture.

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ryzen 9 3900x on b350 motherboard
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VRM Temperature is used to measure the heat coming from the process. As MOSFET Surface increases in W package, so PCB Backside rises too.

Let’s start from the worst case scenario; 190w package reaches 58 degrees and 81 degrees are shown for PBO+AutoOC. We may conclude that it gets worse if we use 190w and PBO+AutoOC.

The second test shows 185w MOFSET surface is only having 57 degrees but PBO on PCB backside is staying with 79 degrees in Celsium.

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The lower the better, using stock along with 145w we see 51 and 65 degrees, Here, the conclusion is the lowest the best.

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AMD Ryzen 9 3900X

For other Ryzen 3 series tests refer the video below

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