AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X vs Intel Core i9-7980XE

What is the difference between AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and Intel Core i9-7980XE. Find out which CPU has better performance.

Performance (Benchmarks)

1272Geekbench 5 Single-Core Score1112
19880Geekbench 5 Multi-Core Score15007
55031PassMark CPU Mark Rating29471
2689PassMark Single Thread Rating2470
123343DMark Time Spy Physics Score

Processor Specs

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960XProcessorIntel Core i9-7980XE
3800 MHzFrequency2600 MHz
4500 MHzMaximum Frequency4200 MHz
24Cores18
48Threads36
280 WTDP165 W
Castle PeakCodenameSkylake
sTRX4PackageSocket 2066 LGA

Geekbench 5 Benchmark

1271Single-Core Score1114
2441Multi-Core Score15150
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 11.4 (Build 20F71)
Red Hat KVMModeliMacPro1,1
Model IDiMacPro1,1
N/AMotherboardAcidanthera Mac-7BA5B2D9E42DDD94 iMacPro1,1

CPU Specifications

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960XNameIntel Core i9-7980XE
2 Processors, 2 CoresTopology1 Processor, 18 Cores, 36 Threads
AuthenticAMD Family 23 Model 49 Stepping 0IdentifierGenuineIntel Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 4
3.80 GHzBase Frequency2.60 GHz
64.0 KB x 1L1 Instruction Cache32.0 KB x 18
64.0 KB x 1L1 Data Cache32.0 KB x 18
512 KB x 1L2 Cache1.00 MB x 18
16.0 MB x 1L3 Cache24.8 MB x 1

Memory Information

3.65 GBSize64.00 GB
Transfer Rate3200 MT/s
TypeDDR4

Geekbench 5 result (single)

1271Single-Core Score1114
2230Crypto Score1457
1116Integer Score1040
1446Floating Point Score 1217
2230
3.80 GB/sec
AES-XTS1457
2.48 GB/sec
1143
5.78 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)1110
5.61 MB/sec
1227
58.0 Mpixels/sec
Image Compression1064
50.3 Mpixels/sec
1098
3.10 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)1039
2.93 MTE/sec
938
1.10 MElements/sec
HTML5926
1.09 MElements/sec
1025
321.0 Krows/sec
SQLite1040
325.9 Krows/sec
1125
61.1 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering1010
54.8 Mpixels/sec
1081
344.4 KB/sec
Text Rendering1012
322.5 KB/sec
1133
8.83 Klines/sec
Clang1057
8.23 Klines/sec
1319
15.3 images/sec
Camera1117
12.9 images/sec
1360
1.70 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics1008
1.26 Mpairs/sec
1253
7765.0 FPS
Rigid Body Physics1241
7686.0 FPS
1425
78.3 Mpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur774
42.5 Mpixels/sec
1343
10.3 images/sec
Face Detection1124
8.65 images/sec
1189
29.3 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection996
24.5 Mpixels/sec
2455
120.4 Mpixels/sec
Image Inpainting2125
104.2 Mpixels/sec
2548
34.7 Mpixels/sec
HDR2045
27.9 Mpixels/sec
1633
1.31 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing1454
1.17 Mpixels/sec
1106
9.91 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion1024
9.17 Kpixels/sec
1182
37.8 Words/sec
Speech Recognition1079
34.5 Words/sec
1120
43.3 images/sec
Machine Learning1144
44.2 images/sec

Geekbench 5 result (multi)

2441Multi-Core Score15150
3862Crypto Score11912
2191Integer Score14692
2745Floating Point Score 16682
3862
6.58 GB/sec
AES-XTS11912
20.3 GB/sec
2276
11.5 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)19769
100.0 MB/sec
2418
114.4 Mpixels/sec
Image Compression19537
924.3 Mpixels/sec
1947
5.49 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)9654
27.2 MTE/sec
2114
2.48 MElements/sec
HTML514063
16.5 MElements/sec
2048
641.5 Krows/sec
SQLite16127
5.05 Mrows/sec
2173
118.0 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering10801
586.2 Mpixels/sec
2021
643.9 KB/sec
Text Rendering12665
3.94 MB/sec
2252
17.5 Klines/sec
Clang17755
138.3 Klines/sec
2535
29.4 images/sec
Camera15525
180.0 images/sec
2311
2.89 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics12238
15.3 Mpairs/sec
2440
15117.7 FPS
Rigid Body Physics26420
163684.3 FPS
2271
124.8 Mpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur15760
866.3 Mpixels/sec
2635
20.3 images/sec
Face Detection19248
148.2 images/sec
2249
55.4 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection16088
396.5 Mpixels/sec
4671
229.2 Mpixels/sec
Image Inpainting26383
1.29 Gpixels/sec
5017
68.4 Mpixels/sec
HDR27030
368.3 Mpixels/sec
3739
3.00 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing24391
19.6 Mpixels/sec
2188
19.6 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion14472
129.6 Kpixels/sec
2260
72.3 Words/sec
Speech Recognition10665
341.0 Words/sec
2030
78.4 images/sec
Machine Learning6571
253.9 images/sec