AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X vs Intel Core i9-9960X

What is the difference between AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X and Intel Core i9-9960X. Find out which CPU has better performance.

Performance (Benchmarks)

1261Geekbench 5 Single-Core Score1107
22394Geekbench 5 Multi-Core Score14226
64003PassMark CPU Mark Rating31264
2701PassMark Single Thread Rating2649
111353DMark Time Spy Physics Score12946

Processor Specs

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970XProcessorIntel Core i9-9960X
3700 MHzFrequency3100 MHz
4500 MHzMaximum Frequency4400 MHz
32Cores16
64Threads32
280 WTDP165 W
Castle PeakCodenameSkylake
sTRX4PackageSocket 2066 LGA

Geekbench 5 Benchmark

1286Single-Core Score1096
25574Multi-Core Score13652
Geekbench 5.4.1 Tryout for Windows x86 (64-bit)BenchmarkGeekbench 5.2.5 Tryout for Windows x86 (64-bit)

System Information

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)
ASUS System Product NameModelSystem manufacturer System Product Name
ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. ROG STRIX TRX40-E GAMINGMotherboardASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. PRIME X299-DELUXE
AMD Ryzen High PerformancePower PlanHigh performance

CPU Specifications

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970XNameIntel Core i9-9960X
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 Frequency3.10 GHz
4418 MHzMaximum Frequency4.39 GHz
Socket sTRX4 (4094)PackageSocket 2066 LGA
Castle PeakCodenameSkylake-X
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 GBSize64.00 GB
1599 MHzFrequency1200 MHz
DDR4 SDRAMTypeDDR4 SDRAM
4Channels4

Geekbench 5 result (single)

1286Single-Core Score1096
2210Crypto Score1574
1128Integer Score1018
1473Floating Point Score 1186
2210
3.77 GB/sec
AES-XTS1574
2.68 GB/sec
1363
6.90 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)950
4.81 MB/sec
1324
62.6 Mpixels/sec
Image Compression1220
57.7 Mpixels/sec
1116
3.15 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)895
2.52 MTE/sec
897
1.05 MElements/sec
HTML5938
1.10 MElements/sec
952
298.1 Krows/sec
SQLite968
303.2 Krows/sec
1124
61.0 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering1102
59.8 Mpixels/sec
1070
341.0 KB/sec
Text Rendering1033
329.3 KB/sec
1116
8.69 Klines/sec
Clang1113
8.67 Klines/sec
1280
14.8 images/sec
Camera987
11.4 images/sec
1463
1.83 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics1030
1.29 Mpairs/sec
1268
7855.9 FPS
Rigid Body Physics1145
7091.2 FPS
1535
84.4 Mpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur775
42.6 Mpixels/sec
1343
10.3 images/sec
Face Detection1073
8.26 images/sec
1174
28.9 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection997
24.6 Mpixels/sec
2427
119.1 Mpixels/sec
Image Inpainting1863
91.4 Mpixels/sec
2407
32.8 Mpixels/sec
HDR2163
29.5 Mpixels/sec
1673
1.34 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing1417
1.14 Mpixels/sec
1056
9.46 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion1011
9.05 Kpixels/sec
1301
41.6 Words/sec
Speech Recognition1013
32.4 Words/sec
1175
45.4 images/sec
Machine Learning1147
44.3 images/sec

Geekbench 5 result (multi)

25574Multi-Core Score13652
11824Crypto Score10985
25395Integer Score13256
28252Floating Point Score 14954
11824
20.2 GB/sec
AES-XTS10985
18.7 GB/sec
39937
202.0 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)15597
78.9 MB/sec
42014
1.99 Gpixels/sec
Image Compression18556
877.8 Mpixels/sec
7826
22.1 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)7324
20.7 MTE/sec
34282
40.3 MElements/sec
HTML512518
14.7 MElements/sec
39553
12.4 Mrows/sec
SQLite13650
4.28 Mrows/sec
21558
1.17 Gpixels/sec
PDF Rendering14855
806.2 Mpixels/sec
14160
4.41 MB/sec
Text Rendering11726
3.65 MB/sec
40514
315.7 Klines/sec
Clang16046
125.0 Klines/sec
19951
231.3 images/sec
Camera12487
144.7 images/sec
19719
24.7 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics12242
15.3 Mpairs/sec
55436
343446.3 FPS
Rigid Body Physics20054
124244.4 FPS
35063
1.93 Gpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur14541
799.3 Mpixels/sec
43686
336.3 images/sec
Face Detection15004
115.5 images/sec
22016
542.7 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection14999
369.7 Mpixels/sec
41997
2.06 Gpixels/sec
Image Inpainting21108
1.04 Gpixels/sec
41600
566.9 Mpixels/sec
HDR30571
416.6 Mpixels/sec
48679
39.1 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing22416
18.0 Mpixels/sec
22191
198.8 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion15131
135.6 Kpixels/sec
19786
632.6 Words/sec
Speech Recognition9097
290.8 Words/sec
6650
256.9 images/sec
Machine Learning5228
202.0 images/sec