AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X vs Intel Core i9-9980XE

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
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Intel Core i9-9980XE
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
Intel Core i9-9980XE
Key Differences Key Differences AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X Intel Core i9-9980XE
Cores 24 18
CPU Threads 48 36
Base Clock Speed 3.8GHz 3GHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4.5GHz 4.4GHz
TDP (THERMAL DESIGN POINT) 280W 165W
Has integrated graphics No No
Performance per watt 72.6 92.7
Performance Performance AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X Intel Core i9-9980XE
CPU Speed & Cores 24 x 3.8GHz 18 x 3GHz
Number of CPU Threads 48 36
L2 Cache Size 12MB 18MB
L3 Cache Size 128MB 24.75MB
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.5GHz 4.4GHz
L1 Cache Size 2250KB 1152KB
L2 Core 0.5MB/core 1MB/core
Does it have an unlocked multiplier Yes No
L3 Core 5.33MB/core 1.38MB/core
Uses ARM big.LITTLE tech No No
Uses ARM HMP No No
Clock Multiplier Not Known 30
Turbo Boost Tech Version Not Known 2
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Features Features AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X Intel Core i9-9980XE
Has AES Support Yes Yes
Supported SSE Version 4.2 4.2
Has AVX Support Yes Yes
Has MMX Tech Support Yes Yes
Has F16C Support Yes Yes
Has FMA4 Instructions Support No No
Has Multithreading Tech Support Yes Yes
Has NX Processor Bit Support Yes No
Has FMA3 Instructions Support Yes Yes
Supports CPU Throttling No Yes
Supports ARM TrustZone Tech No No
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General info General info AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X Intel Core i9-9980XE
Has 64-bit Support Yes Yes
Semiconductor Size 7nm 14nm
TDP (Thermal Design Point) 280W 165W
PCI Express Version 4 3
CPU Temperature 68°C 84°C
Does it have Integrated Graphics No No
Supports Power Optimized L2 Cache No No
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Memory Memory AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X Intel Core i9-9980XE
RAM Memory Speed 3200MHz 2666MHz
Max Memory Bandwidth 95.37GB/s 85.3GB/s
Max Memory Channels 4 4
ECC (Error-Correcting Code) Memory Support Yes No
DDR Type Memory Version 4 4
Supported Memory Size Not Known 128GB
Bus Bandwidth Not Known 8GT/s
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Benchmarks Benchmarks AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X Intel Core i9-9980XE
PassMark Score 55502 32010
PassMark Score (Single Thread) 2705 2577
Geekbench 5 Score (Multi-Thread) 20335 15288
Cinebench R20 Score (Multi-Thread) 13552 7516
Cinebench R20 Score (Single Thread) 509 459
Geekbench 5 Score (Single Thread) 1280 1135
Blender Score (Classroom) 182.1seconds 264.3seconds
Blender Score (bmw27) 60.4seconds 104.3seconds
PassMark Score (Overclocked) 56618 34204
CPU Performance (Per Watt) 72.6 92.7
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