AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X vs Intel Core i9-7960X

What is the difference between AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X and Intel Core i9-7960X. Find out which CPU has better performance.

Performance (Benchmarks)

1261Geekbench 5 Single-Core Score1115
22394Geekbench 5 Multi-Core Score14355
64003PassMark CPU Mark Rating26629
2701PassMark Single Thread Rating2541
111353DMark Time Spy Physics Score

Processor Specs

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970XProcessorIntel Core i9-7960X
3700 MHzFrequency2800 MHz
4500 MHzMaximum Frequency4200 MHz
32Cores16
64Threads32
280 WTDP165 W
Castle PeakCodenameSkylake
sTRX4PackageSocket 2066 LGA

Geekbench 5 Benchmark

1286Single-Core Score1122
25574Multi-Core Score13591
Geekbench 5.4.1 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)
ASUS System Product NameModelMacPro7,1
Model IDMacPro7,1
ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. ROG STRIX TRX40-E GAMINGMotherboardAcidanthera Mac-27AD2F918AE68F61 MacPro7,1
AMD Ryzen High PerformancePower Plan

CPU Specifications

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970XNameIntel Core i9-7960X
1 Processor, 32 Cores, 64 ThreadsTopology1 Processor, 16 Cores, 32 Threads
AuthenticAMD Family 23 Model 49 Stepping 0IdentifierGenuineIntel Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 4
3.70 GHzBase Frequency2.80 GHz
4418 MHzMaximum Frequency
Socket sTRX4 (4094)Package
Castle PeakCodename
32.0 KB x 32L1 Instruction Cache32.0 KB x 16
32.0 KB x 32L1 Data Cache32.0 KB x 16
512 KB x 32L2 Cache1.00 MB x 16
16.0 MB x 8L3 Cache22.0 MB x 1

Memory Information

128.00 GBSize32.00 GB
1599 MHzFrequency
Transfer Rate3000 MT/s
DDR4 SDRAMTypeDDR4
4Channels

Geekbench 5 result (single)

1286Single-Core Score1122
2210Crypto Score1499
1128Integer Score1055
1473Floating Point Score 1204
2210
3.77 GB/sec
AES-XTS1499
2.56 GB/sec
1363
6.90 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)1169
5.91 MB/sec
1324
62.6 Mpixels/sec
Image Compression1088
51.5 Mpixels/sec
1116
3.15 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)1023
2.88 MTE/sec
897
1.05 MElements/sec
HTML5946
1.11 MElements/sec
952
298.1 Krows/sec
SQLite1011
316.9 Krows/sec
1124
61.0 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering1040
56.4 Mpixels/sec
1070
341.0 KB/sec
Text Rendering1047
333.7 KB/sec
1116
8.69 Klines/sec
Clang1061
8.27 Klines/sec
1280
14.8 images/sec
Camera1122
13.0 images/sec
1463
1.83 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics1019
1.27 Mpairs/sec
1268
7855.9 FPS
Rigid Body Physics1290
7991.4 FPS
1535
84.4 Mpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur781
42.9 Mpixels/sec
1343
10.3 images/sec
Face Detection1126
8.67 images/sec
1174
28.9 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection1014
25.0 Mpixels/sec
2427
119.1 Mpixels/sec
Image Inpainting2148
105.4 Mpixels/sec
2407
32.8 Mpixels/sec
HDR1963
26.7 Mpixels/sec
1673
1.34 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing1360
1.09 Mpixels/sec
1056
9.46 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion988
8.85 Kpixels/sec
1301
41.6 Words/sec
Speech Recognition1078
34.4 Words/sec
1175
45.4 images/sec
Machine Learning1079
41.7 images/sec

Geekbench 5 result (multi)

25574Multi-Core Score13591
11824Crypto Score10555
25395Integer Score13168
28252Floating Point Score 15013
11824
20.2 GB/sec
AES-XTS10555
18.0 GB/sec
39937
202.0 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)18080
91.4 MB/sec
42014
1.99 Gpixels/sec
Image Compression18117
857.1 Mpixels/sec
7826
22.1 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)7230
20.4 MTE/sec
34282
40.3 MElements/sec
HTML512906
15.2 MElements/sec
39553
12.4 Mrows/sec
SQLite14760
4.62 Mrows/sec
21558
1.17 Gpixels/sec
PDF Rendering10224
554.8 Mpixels/sec
14160
4.41 MB/sec
Text Rendering11153
3.47 MB/sec
40514
315.7 Klines/sec
Clang15993
124.6 Klines/sec
19951
231.3 images/sec
Camera14471
167.7 images/sec
19719
24.7 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics11250
14.1 Mpairs/sec
55436
343446.3 FPS
Rigid Body Physics24327
150716.3 FPS
35063
1.93 Gpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur14604
802.8 Mpixels/sec
43686
336.3 images/sec
Face Detection17888
137.7 images/sec
22016
542.7 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection14303
352.6 Mpixels/sec
41997
2.06 Gpixels/sec
Image Inpainting23232
1.14 Gpixels/sec
41600
566.9 Mpixels/sec
HDR25432
346.5 Mpixels/sec
48679
39.1 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing23196
18.6 Mpixels/sec
22191
198.8 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion13645
122.2 Kpixels/sec
19786
632.6 Words/sec
Speech Recognition8953
286.2 Words/sec
6650
256.9 images/sec
Machine Learning5099
197.0 images/sec