AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X vs Intel Core i9-9980XE

What is the difference between AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X and Intel Core i9-9980XE. Find out which CPU has better performance.

Performance (Benchmarks)

1261Geekbench 5 Single-Core Score1127
22394Geekbench 5 Multi-Core Score15294
64003PassMark CPU Mark Rating32390
2701PassMark Single Thread Rating2570
111353DMark Time Spy Physics Score11531

Processor Specs

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970XProcessorIntel Core i9-9980XE
3700 MHzFrequency3000 MHz
4500 MHzMaximum Frequency4400 MHz
32Cores18
64Threads36
280 WTDP165 W
Castle PeakCodenameSkylake
sTRX4PackageSocket 2066 LGA

Geekbench 5 Benchmark

1286Single-Core Score1121
25574Multi-Core Score16327
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 10.15.7 (Build 19H2)
ASUS System Product NameModeliMacPro1,1
Model IDiMacPro1,1
ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. ROG STRIX TRX40-E GAMINGMotherboardApple Inc. Mac-7BA5B2D9E42DDD94 1.0
AMD Ryzen High PerformancePower Plan

CPU Specifications

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970XNameIntel Core i9-9980XE
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 Frequency3.00 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 GBSize128.00 GB
1599 MHzFrequency
Transfer Rate3200 MT/s
DDR4 SDRAMTypeDDR4
4Channels

Geekbench 5 result (single)

1286Single-Core Score1121
2210Crypto Score1486
1128Integer Score1047
1473Floating Point Score 1221
2210
3.77 GB/sec
AES-XTS1486
2.53 GB/sec
1363
6.90 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)1115
5.64 MB/sec
1324
62.6 Mpixels/sec
Image Compression1089
51.5 Mpixels/sec
1116
3.15 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)1051
2.96 MTE/sec
897
1.05 MElements/sec
HTML5908
1.07 MElements/sec
952
298.1 Krows/sec
SQLite1003
314.2 Krows/sec
1124
61.0 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering1065
57.8 Mpixels/sec
1070
341.0 KB/sec
Text Rendering1025
326.5 KB/sec
1116
8.69 Klines/sec
Clang1059
8.25 Klines/sec
1280
14.8 images/sec
Camera1123
13.0 images/sec
1463
1.83 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics1010
1.26 Mpairs/sec
1268
7855.9 FPS
Rigid Body Physics1294
8018.6 FPS
1535
84.4 Mpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur776
42.7 Mpixels/sec
1343
10.3 images/sec
Face Detection1116
8.59 images/sec
1174
28.9 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection985
24.3 Mpixels/sec
2427
119.1 Mpixels/sec
Image Inpainting2063
101.2 Mpixels/sec
2407
32.8 Mpixels/sec
HDR1990
27.1 Mpixels/sec
1673
1.34 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing1460
1.17 Mpixels/sec
1056
9.46 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion1025
9.18 Kpixels/sec
1301
41.6 Words/sec
Speech Recognition1026
32.8 Words/sec
1175
45.4 images/sec
Machine Learning1285
49.7 images/sec

Geekbench 5 result (multi)

25574Multi-Core Score16327
11824Crypto Score13676
25395Integer Score15343
28252Floating Point Score 18900
11824
20.2 GB/sec
AES-XTS13676
23.3 GB/sec
39937
202.0 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)19874
100.5 MB/sec
42014
1.99 Gpixels/sec
Image Compression22540
1.07 Gpixels/sec
7826
22.1 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)9673
27.3 MTE/sec
34282
40.3 MElements/sec
HTML515890
18.7 MElements/sec
39553
12.4 Mrows/sec
SQLite16624
5.21 Mrows/sec
21558
1.17 Gpixels/sec
PDF Rendering10513
570.5 Mpixels/sec
14160
4.41 MB/sec
Text Rendering13843
4.31 MB/sec
40514
315.7 Klines/sec
Clang17152
133.6 Klines/sec
19951
231.3 images/sec
Camera16492
191.2 images/sec
19719
24.7 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics14011
17.5 Mpairs/sec
55436
343446.3 FPS
Rigid Body Physics31896
197607.0 FPS
35063
1.93 Gpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur19174
1.05 Gpixels/sec
43686
336.3 images/sec
Face Detection23254
179.0 images/sec
22016
542.7 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection18180
448.1 Mpixels/sec
41997
2.06 Gpixels/sec
Image Inpainting26563
1.30 Gpixels/sec
41600
566.9 Mpixels/sec
HDR31903
434.7 Mpixels/sec
48679
39.1 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing30382
24.4 Mpixels/sec
22191
198.8 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion17152
153.7 Kpixels/sec
19786
632.6 Words/sec
Speech Recognition10369
331.5 Words/sec
6650
256.9 images/sec
Machine Learning6628
256.1 images/sec