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

What is the difference between AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and Intel Core i9-9980XE. Find out which CPU has better performance.

Performance (Benchmarks)

1272Geekbench 5 Single-Core Score1127
19880Geekbench 5 Multi-Core Score15294
55031PassMark CPU Mark Rating32390
2689PassMark Single Thread Rating2570
123343DMark Time Spy Physics Score11531

Processor Specs

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960XProcessorIntel Core i9-9980XE
3800 MHzFrequency3000 MHz
4500 MHzMaximum Frequency4400 MHz
24Cores18
48Threads36
280 WTDP165 W
Castle PeakCodenameSkylake
sTRX4PackageSocket 2066 LGA

Geekbench 5 Benchmark

1271Single-Core Score1121
2441Multi-Core Score16327
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 10.15.7 (Build 19H2)
Red Hat KVMModeliMacPro1,1
Model IDiMacPro1,1
N/AMotherboardApple Inc. Mac-7BA5B2D9E42DDD94 1.0

CPU Specifications

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960XNameIntel Core i9-9980XE
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 Frequency3.00 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 GBSize128.00 GB
Transfer Rate3200 MT/s
TypeDDR4

Geekbench 5 result (single)

1271Single-Core Score1121
2230Crypto Score1486
1116Integer Score1047
1446Floating Point Score 1221
2230
3.80 GB/sec
AES-XTS1486
2.53 GB/sec
1143
5.78 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)1115
5.64 MB/sec
1227
58.0 Mpixels/sec
Image Compression1089
51.5 Mpixels/sec
1098
3.10 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)1051
2.96 MTE/sec
938
1.10 MElements/sec
HTML5908
1.07 MElements/sec
1025
321.0 Krows/sec
SQLite1003
314.2 Krows/sec
1125
61.1 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering1065
57.8 Mpixels/sec
1081
344.4 KB/sec
Text Rendering1025
326.5 KB/sec
1133
8.83 Klines/sec
Clang1059
8.25 Klines/sec
1319
15.3 images/sec
Camera1123
13.0 images/sec
1360
1.70 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics1010
1.26 Mpairs/sec
1253
7765.0 FPS
Rigid Body Physics1294
8018.6 FPS
1425
78.3 Mpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur776
42.7 Mpixels/sec
1343
10.3 images/sec
Face Detection1116
8.59 images/sec
1189
29.3 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection985
24.3 Mpixels/sec
2455
120.4 Mpixels/sec
Image Inpainting2063
101.2 Mpixels/sec
2548
34.7 Mpixels/sec
HDR1990
27.1 Mpixels/sec
1633
1.31 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing1460
1.17 Mpixels/sec
1106
9.91 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion1025
9.18 Kpixels/sec
1182
37.8 Words/sec
Speech Recognition1026
32.8 Words/sec
1120
43.3 images/sec
Machine Learning1285
49.7 images/sec

Geekbench 5 result (multi)

2441Multi-Core Score16327
3862Crypto Score13676
2191Integer Score15343
2745Floating Point Score 18900
3862
6.58 GB/sec
AES-XTS13676
23.3 GB/sec
2276
11.5 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)19874
100.5 MB/sec
2418
114.4 Mpixels/sec
Image Compression22540
1.07 Gpixels/sec
1947
5.49 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)9673
27.3 MTE/sec
2114
2.48 MElements/sec
HTML515890
18.7 MElements/sec
2048
641.5 Krows/sec
SQLite16624
5.21 Mrows/sec
2173
118.0 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering10513
570.5 Mpixels/sec
2021
643.9 KB/sec
Text Rendering13843
4.31 MB/sec
2252
17.5 Klines/sec
Clang17152
133.6 Klines/sec
2535
29.4 images/sec
Camera16492
191.2 images/sec
2311
2.89 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics14011
17.5 Mpairs/sec
2440
15117.7 FPS
Rigid Body Physics31896
197607.0 FPS
2271
124.8 Mpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur19174
1.05 Gpixels/sec
2635
20.3 images/sec
Face Detection23254
179.0 images/sec
2249
55.4 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection18180
448.1 Mpixels/sec
4671
229.2 Mpixels/sec
Image Inpainting26563
1.30 Gpixels/sec
5017
68.4 Mpixels/sec
HDR31903
434.7 Mpixels/sec
3739
3.00 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing30382
24.4 Mpixels/sec
2188
19.6 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion17152
153.7 Kpixels/sec
2260
72.3 Words/sec
Speech Recognition10369
331.5 Words/sec
2030
78.4 images/sec
Machine Learning6628
256.1 images/sec