AMD Ryzen 9 5950X vs Intel Core i9-7960X

What is the difference between AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and Intel Core i9-7960X. Find out which CPU has better performance.

Performance (Benchmarks)

1692Geekbench 5 Single-Core Score1115
16758Geekbench 5 Multi-Core Score14355
46140PassMark CPU Mark Rating26629
3499PassMark Single Thread Rating2541
139563DMark Time Spy Physics Score

Processor Specs

AMD Ryzen 9 5950XProcessorIntel Core i9-7960X
3400 MHzFrequency2800 MHz
4900 MHzMaximum Frequency4200 MHz
16Cores16
32Threads32
105 WTDP165 W
VermeerCodenameSkylake
AM4PackageSocket 2066 LGA

Geekbench 5 Benchmark

1699Single-Core Score1122
19093Multi-Core Score13591
Geekbench 5.3.1 Tryout for Windows x86 (64-bit)BenchmarkGeekbench 5.4.1 Tryout for macOS x86 (64-bit)

System Information

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)Operating SystemmacOS 11.5 (Build 20G71)
Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. X570 AORUS XTREMEModelMacPro7,1
Model IDMacPro7,1
Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. X570 AORUS XTREMEMotherboardAcidanthera Mac-27AD2F918AE68F61 MacPro7,1
BalancedPower Plan

CPU Specifications

AMD Ryzen 9 5950XNameIntel Core i9-7960X
1 Processor, 16 Cores, 32 ThreadsTopology1 Processor, 16 Cores, 32 Threads
AuthenticAMD Family 25 Model 33 Stepping 0IdentifierGenuineIntel Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 4
3.40 GHzBase Frequency2.80 GHz
4.80 GHzMaximum Frequency
32.0 KB x 16L1 Instruction Cache32.0 KB x 16
32.0 KB x 16L1 Data Cache32.0 KB x 16
512 KB x 16L2 Cache1.00 MB x 16
32.0 MB x 2L3 Cache22.0 MB x 1

Memory Information

64.00 GBSize32.00 GB
Transfer Rate3000 MT/s
DDR4 SDRAMTypeDDR4
2Channels

Geekbench 5 result (single)

1699Single-Core Score1122
3988Crypto Score1499
1447Integer Score1055
1863Floating Point Score 1204
3988
6.80 GB/sec
AES-XTS1499
2.56 GB/sec
1759
8.90 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)1169
5.91 MB/sec
1668
78.9 Mpixels/sec
Image Compression1088
51.5 Mpixels/sec
1565
4.41 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)1023
2.88 MTE/sec
1206
1.42 MElements/sec
HTML5946
1.11 MElements/sec
1325
415.1 Krows/sec
SQLite1011
316.9 Krows/sec
1469
79.7 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering1040
56.4 Mpixels/sec
1374
437.7 KB/sec
Text Rendering1047
333.7 KB/sec
1468
11.4 Klines/sec
Clang1061
8.27 Klines/sec
1279
14.8 images/sec
Camera1122
13.0 images/sec
1673
2.09 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics1019
1.27 Mpairs/sec
1605
9945.9 FPS
Rigid Body Physics1290
7991.4 FPS
1903
104.6 Mpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur781
42.9 Mpixels/sec
1657
12.8 images/sec
Face Detection1126
8.67 images/sec
1510
37.2 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection1014
25.0 Mpixels/sec
3083
151.2 Mpixels/sec
Image Inpainting2148
105.4 Mpixels/sec
3156
43.0 Mpixels/sec
HDR1963
26.7 Mpixels/sec
2048
1.64 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing1360
1.09 Mpixels/sec
1408
12.6 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion988
8.85 Kpixels/sec
1631
52.1 Words/sec
Speech Recognition1078
34.4 Words/sec
1601
61.9 images/sec
Machine Learning1079
41.7 images/sec

Geekbench 5 result (multi)

19093Multi-Core Score13591
9169Crypto Score10555
18992Integer Score13168
20967Floating Point Score 15013
9169
15.6 GB/sec
AES-XTS10555
18.0 GB/sec
29335
148.4 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)18080
91.4 MB/sec
27285
1.29 Gpixels/sec
Image Compression18117
857.1 Mpixels/sec
6835
19.3 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)7230
20.4 MTE/sec
21583
25.3 MElements/sec
HTML512906
15.2 MElements/sec
23346
7.31 Mrows/sec
SQLite14760
4.62 Mrows/sec
18984
1.03 Gpixels/sec
PDF Rendering10224
554.8 Mpixels/sec
14513
4.52 MB/sec
Text Rendering11153
3.47 MB/sec
26395
205.7 Klines/sec
Clang15993
124.6 Klines/sec
16036
185.9 images/sec
Camera14471
167.7 images/sec
19542
24.5 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics11250
14.1 Mpairs/sec
33788
209331.9 FPS
Rigid Body Physics24327
150716.3 FPS
23350
1.28 Gpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur14604
802.8 Mpixels/sec
27446
211.3 images/sec
Face Detection17888
137.7 images/sec
17338
427.3 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection14303
352.6 Mpixels/sec
30637
1.50 Gpixels/sec
Image Inpainting23232
1.14 Gpixels/sec
35294
480.9 Mpixels/sec
HDR25432
346.5 Mpixels/sec
32306
25.9 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing23196
18.6 Mpixels/sec
17365
155.6 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion13645
122.2 Kpixels/sec
15865
507.2 Words/sec
Speech Recognition8953
286.2 Words/sec
4877
188.4 images/sec
Machine Learning5099
197.0 images/sec