AMD Ryzen 9 5950X vs Intel Core i9-7980XE

What is the difference between AMD Ryzen 9 5950X and Intel Core i9-7980XE. Find out which CPU has better performance.

Performance (Benchmarks)

1692Geekbench 5 Single-Core Score1112
16758Geekbench 5 Multi-Core Score15007
46140PassMark CPU Mark Rating29471
3499PassMark Single Thread Rating2470
139563DMark Time Spy Physics Score

Processor Specs

AMD Ryzen 9 5950XProcessorIntel Core i9-7980XE
3400 MHzFrequency2600 MHz
4900 MHzMaximum Frequency4200 MHz
16Cores18
32Threads36
105 WTDP165 W
VermeerCodenameSkylake
AM4PackageSocket 2066 LGA

Geekbench 5 Benchmark

1699Single-Core Score1114
19093Multi-Core Score15150
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 11.4 (Build 20F71)
Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. X570 AORUS XTREMEModeliMacPro1,1
Model IDiMacPro1,1
Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. X570 AORUS XTREMEMotherboardAcidanthera Mac-7BA5B2D9E42DDD94 iMacPro1,1
BalancedPower Plan

CPU Specifications

AMD Ryzen 9 5950XNameIntel Core i9-7980XE
1 Processor, 16 Cores, 32 ThreadsTopology1 Processor, 18 Cores, 36 Threads
AuthenticAMD Family 25 Model 33 Stepping 0IdentifierGenuineIntel Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 4
3.40 GHzBase Frequency2.60 GHz
4.80 GHzMaximum Frequency
32.0 KB x 16L1 Instruction Cache32.0 KB x 18
32.0 KB x 16L1 Data Cache32.0 KB x 18
512 KB x 16L2 Cache1.00 MB x 18
32.0 MB x 2L3 Cache24.8 MB x 1

Memory Information

64.00 GBSize64.00 GB
Transfer Rate3200 MT/s
DDR4 SDRAMTypeDDR4
2Channels

Geekbench 5 result (single)

1699Single-Core Score1114
3988Crypto Score1457
1447Integer Score1040
1863Floating Point Score 1217
3988
6.80 GB/sec
AES-XTS1457
2.48 GB/sec
1759
8.90 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)1110
5.61 MB/sec
1668
78.9 Mpixels/sec
Image Compression1064
50.3 Mpixels/sec
1565
4.41 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)1039
2.93 MTE/sec
1206
1.42 MElements/sec
HTML5926
1.09 MElements/sec
1325
415.1 Krows/sec
SQLite1040
325.9 Krows/sec
1469
79.7 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering1010
54.8 Mpixels/sec
1374
437.7 KB/sec
Text Rendering1012
322.5 KB/sec
1468
11.4 Klines/sec
Clang1057
8.23 Klines/sec
1279
14.8 images/sec
Camera1117
12.9 images/sec
1673
2.09 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics1008
1.26 Mpairs/sec
1605
9945.9 FPS
Rigid Body Physics1241
7686.0 FPS
1903
104.6 Mpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur774
42.5 Mpixels/sec
1657
12.8 images/sec
Face Detection1124
8.65 images/sec
1510
37.2 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection996
24.5 Mpixels/sec
3083
151.2 Mpixels/sec
Image Inpainting2125
104.2 Mpixels/sec
3156
43.0 Mpixels/sec
HDR2045
27.9 Mpixels/sec
2048
1.64 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing1454
1.17 Mpixels/sec
1408
12.6 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion1024
9.17 Kpixels/sec
1631
52.1 Words/sec
Speech Recognition1079
34.5 Words/sec
1601
61.9 images/sec
Machine Learning1144
44.2 images/sec

Geekbench 5 result (multi)

19093Multi-Core Score15150
9169Crypto Score11912
18992Integer Score14692
20967Floating Point Score 16682
9169
15.6 GB/sec
AES-XTS11912
20.3 GB/sec
29335
148.4 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)19769
100.0 MB/sec
27285
1.29 Gpixels/sec
Image Compression19537
924.3 Mpixels/sec
6835
19.3 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)9654
27.2 MTE/sec
21583
25.3 MElements/sec
HTML514063
16.5 MElements/sec
23346
7.31 Mrows/sec
SQLite16127
5.05 Mrows/sec
18984
1.03 Gpixels/sec
PDF Rendering10801
586.2 Mpixels/sec
14513
4.52 MB/sec
Text Rendering12665
3.94 MB/sec
26395
205.7 Klines/sec
Clang17755
138.3 Klines/sec
16036
185.9 images/sec
Camera15525
180.0 images/sec
19542
24.5 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics12238
15.3 Mpairs/sec
33788
209331.9 FPS
Rigid Body Physics26420
163684.3 FPS
23350
1.28 Gpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur15760
866.3 Mpixels/sec
27446
211.3 images/sec
Face Detection19248
148.2 images/sec
17338
427.3 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection16088
396.5 Mpixels/sec
30637
1.50 Gpixels/sec
Image Inpainting26383
1.29 Gpixels/sec
35294
480.9 Mpixels/sec
HDR27030
368.3 Mpixels/sec
32306
25.9 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing24391
19.6 Mpixels/sec
17365
155.6 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion14472
129.6 Kpixels/sec
15865
507.2 Words/sec
Speech Recognition10665
341.0 Words/sec
4877
188.4 images/sec
Machine Learning6571
253.9 images/sec