AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X vs Intel Core i9-7980XE

What is the difference between AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X and Intel Core i9-7980XE. Find out which CPU has better performance.

Performance (Benchmarks)

1261Geekbench 5 Single-Core Score1112
22394Geekbench 5 Multi-Core Score15007
64003PassMark CPU Mark Rating29471
2701PassMark Single Thread Rating2470
111353DMark Time Spy Physics Score

Processor Specs

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970XProcessorIntel Core i9-7980XE
3700 MHzFrequency2600 MHz
4500 MHzMaximum Frequency4200 MHz
32Cores18
64Threads36
280 WTDP165 W
Castle PeakCodenameSkylake
sTRX4PackageSocket 2066 LGA

Geekbench 5 Benchmark

1286Single-Core Score1114
25574Multi-Core Score15150
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 11.4 (Build 20F71)
ASUS System Product NameModeliMacPro1,1
Model IDiMacPro1,1
ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. ROG STRIX TRX40-E GAMINGMotherboardAcidanthera Mac-7BA5B2D9E42DDD94 iMacPro1,1
AMD Ryzen High PerformancePower Plan

CPU Specifications

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970XNameIntel Core i9-7980XE
1 Processor, 32 Cores, 64 ThreadsTopology1 Processor, 18 Cores, 36 Threads
AuthenticAMD Family 23 Model 49 Stepping 0IdentifierGenuineIntel Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 4
3.70 GHzBase Frequency2.60 GHz
4418 MHzMaximum Frequency
Socket sTRX4 (4094)Package
Castle PeakCodename
32.0 KB x 32L1 Instruction Cache32.0 KB x 18
32.0 KB x 32L1 Data Cache32.0 KB x 18
512 KB x 32L2 Cache1.00 MB x 18
16.0 MB x 8L3 Cache24.8 MB x 1

Memory Information

128.00 GBSize64.00 GB
1599 MHzFrequency
Transfer Rate3200 MT/s
DDR4 SDRAMTypeDDR4
4Channels

Geekbench 5 result (single)

1286Single-Core Score1114
2210Crypto Score1457
1128Integer Score1040
1473Floating Point Score 1217
2210
3.77 GB/sec
AES-XTS1457
2.48 GB/sec
1363
6.90 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)1110
5.61 MB/sec
1324
62.6 Mpixels/sec
Image Compression1064
50.3 Mpixels/sec
1116
3.15 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)1039
2.93 MTE/sec
897
1.05 MElements/sec
HTML5926
1.09 MElements/sec
952
298.1 Krows/sec
SQLite1040
325.9 Krows/sec
1124
61.0 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering1010
54.8 Mpixels/sec
1070
341.0 KB/sec
Text Rendering1012
322.5 KB/sec
1116
8.69 Klines/sec
Clang1057
8.23 Klines/sec
1280
14.8 images/sec
Camera1117
12.9 images/sec
1463
1.83 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics1008
1.26 Mpairs/sec
1268
7855.9 FPS
Rigid Body Physics1241
7686.0 FPS
1535
84.4 Mpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur774
42.5 Mpixels/sec
1343
10.3 images/sec
Face Detection1124
8.65 images/sec
1174
28.9 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection996
24.5 Mpixels/sec
2427
119.1 Mpixels/sec
Image Inpainting2125
104.2 Mpixels/sec
2407
32.8 Mpixels/sec
HDR2045
27.9 Mpixels/sec
1673
1.34 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing1454
1.17 Mpixels/sec
1056
9.46 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion1024
9.17 Kpixels/sec
1301
41.6 Words/sec
Speech Recognition1079
34.5 Words/sec
1175
45.4 images/sec
Machine Learning1144
44.2 images/sec

Geekbench 5 result (multi)

25574Multi-Core Score15150
11824Crypto Score11912
25395Integer Score14692
28252Floating Point Score 16682
11824
20.2 GB/sec
AES-XTS11912
20.3 GB/sec
39937
202.0 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)19769
100.0 MB/sec
42014
1.99 Gpixels/sec
Image Compression19537
924.3 Mpixels/sec
7826
22.1 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)9654
27.2 MTE/sec
34282
40.3 MElements/sec
HTML514063
16.5 MElements/sec
39553
12.4 Mrows/sec
SQLite16127
5.05 Mrows/sec
21558
1.17 Gpixels/sec
PDF Rendering10801
586.2 Mpixels/sec
14160
4.41 MB/sec
Text Rendering12665
3.94 MB/sec
40514
315.7 Klines/sec
Clang17755
138.3 Klines/sec
19951
231.3 images/sec
Camera15525
180.0 images/sec
19719
24.7 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics12238
15.3 Mpairs/sec
55436
343446.3 FPS
Rigid Body Physics26420
163684.3 FPS
35063
1.93 Gpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur15760
866.3 Mpixels/sec
43686
336.3 images/sec
Face Detection19248
148.2 images/sec
22016
542.7 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection16088
396.5 Mpixels/sec
41997
2.06 Gpixels/sec
Image Inpainting26383
1.29 Gpixels/sec
41600
566.9 Mpixels/sec
HDR27030
368.3 Mpixels/sec
48679
39.1 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing24391
19.6 Mpixels/sec
22191
198.8 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion14472
129.6 Kpixels/sec
19786
632.6 Words/sec
Speech Recognition10665
341.0 Words/sec
6650
256.9 images/sec
Machine Learning6571
253.9 images/sec