AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X vs Intel Core i9-7960X

What is the difference between AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and Intel Core i9-7960X. Find out which CPU has better performance.

Performance (Benchmarks)

1272Geekbench 5 Single-Core Score1115
19880Geekbench 5 Multi-Core Score14355
55031PassMark CPU Mark Rating26629
2689PassMark Single Thread Rating2541
123343DMark Time Spy Physics Score

Processor Specs

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960XProcessorIntel Core i9-7960X
3800 MHzFrequency2800 MHz
4500 MHzMaximum Frequency4200 MHz
24Cores16
48Threads32
280 WTDP165 W
Castle PeakCodenameSkylake
sTRX4PackageSocket 2066 LGA

Geekbench 5 Benchmark

1271Single-Core Score1122
2441Multi-Core Score13591
Geekbench 5.4.1 Tryout for Linux x86 (64-bit)BenchmarkGeekbench 5.4.1 Tryout for macOS x86 (64-bit)

System Information

CentOS Linux 8Operating SystemmacOS 11.5 (Build 20G71)
Red Hat KVMModelMacPro7,1
Model IDMacPro7,1
N/AMotherboardAcidanthera Mac-27AD2F918AE68F61 MacPro7,1

CPU Specifications

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960XNameIntel Core i9-7960X
2 Processors, 2 CoresTopology1 Processor, 16 Cores, 32 Threads
AuthenticAMD Family 23 Model 49 Stepping 0IdentifierGenuineIntel Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 4
3.80 GHzBase Frequency2.80 GHz
64.0 KB x 1L1 Instruction Cache32.0 KB x 16
64.0 KB x 1L1 Data Cache32.0 KB x 16
512 KB x 1L2 Cache1.00 MB x 16
16.0 MB x 1L3 Cache22.0 MB x 1

Memory Information

3.65 GBSize32.00 GB
Transfer Rate3000 MT/s
TypeDDR4

Geekbench 5 result (single)

1271Single-Core Score1122
2230Crypto Score1499
1116Integer Score1055
1446Floating Point Score 1204
2230
3.80 GB/sec
AES-XTS1499
2.56 GB/sec
1143
5.78 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)1169
5.91 MB/sec
1227
58.0 Mpixels/sec
Image Compression1088
51.5 Mpixels/sec
1098
3.10 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)1023
2.88 MTE/sec
938
1.10 MElements/sec
HTML5946
1.11 MElements/sec
1025
321.0 Krows/sec
SQLite1011
316.9 Krows/sec
1125
61.1 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering1040
56.4 Mpixels/sec
1081
344.4 KB/sec
Text Rendering1047
333.7 KB/sec
1133
8.83 Klines/sec
Clang1061
8.27 Klines/sec
1319
15.3 images/sec
Camera1122
13.0 images/sec
1360
1.70 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics1019
1.27 Mpairs/sec
1253
7765.0 FPS
Rigid Body Physics1290
7991.4 FPS
1425
78.3 Mpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur781
42.9 Mpixels/sec
1343
10.3 images/sec
Face Detection1126
8.67 images/sec
1189
29.3 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection1014
25.0 Mpixels/sec
2455
120.4 Mpixels/sec
Image Inpainting2148
105.4 Mpixels/sec
2548
34.7 Mpixels/sec
HDR1963
26.7 Mpixels/sec
1633
1.31 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing1360
1.09 Mpixels/sec
1106
9.91 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion988
8.85 Kpixels/sec
1182
37.8 Words/sec
Speech Recognition1078
34.4 Words/sec
1120
43.3 images/sec
Machine Learning1079
41.7 images/sec

Geekbench 5 result (multi)

2441Multi-Core Score13591
3862Crypto Score10555
2191Integer Score13168
2745Floating Point Score 15013
3862
6.58 GB/sec
AES-XTS10555
18.0 GB/sec
2276
11.5 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)18080
91.4 MB/sec
2418
114.4 Mpixels/sec
Image Compression18117
857.1 Mpixels/sec
1947
5.49 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)7230
20.4 MTE/sec
2114
2.48 MElements/sec
HTML512906
15.2 MElements/sec
2048
641.5 Krows/sec
SQLite14760
4.62 Mrows/sec
2173
118.0 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering10224
554.8 Mpixels/sec
2021
643.9 KB/sec
Text Rendering11153
3.47 MB/sec
2252
17.5 Klines/sec
Clang15993
124.6 Klines/sec
2535
29.4 images/sec
Camera14471
167.7 images/sec
2311
2.89 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics11250
14.1 Mpairs/sec
2440
15117.7 FPS
Rigid Body Physics24327
150716.3 FPS
2271
124.8 Mpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur14604
802.8 Mpixels/sec
2635
20.3 images/sec
Face Detection17888
137.7 images/sec
2249
55.4 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection14303
352.6 Mpixels/sec
4671
229.2 Mpixels/sec
Image Inpainting23232
1.14 Gpixels/sec
5017
68.4 Mpixels/sec
HDR25432
346.5 Mpixels/sec
3739
3.00 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing23196
18.6 Mpixels/sec
2188
19.6 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion13645
122.2 Kpixels/sec
2260
72.3 Words/sec
Speech Recognition8953
286.2 Words/sec
2030
78.4 images/sec
Machine Learning5099
197.0 images/sec