AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X vs Intel Core i9-7960X

What is the difference between AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X and Intel Core i9-7960X. Find out which CPU has better performance.

Performance (Benchmarks)

1212Geekbench 5 Single-Core Score1115
25036Geekbench 5 Multi-Core Score14355
80911PassMark CPU Mark Rating26629
2564PassMark Single Thread Rating2541
108023DMark Time Spy Physics Score

Processor Specs

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990XProcessorIntel Core i9-7960X
2900 MHzFrequency2800 MHz
4300 MHzMaximum Frequency4200 MHz
64Cores16
128Threads32
280 WTDP165 W
Castle PeakCodenameSkylake
sTRX4PackageSocket 2066 LGA

Geekbench 5 Benchmark

1224Single-Core Score1122
29391Multi-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)
System manufacturer System Product NameModelMacPro7,1
Model IDMacPro7,1
ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. PRIME TRX40-PRO-SMotherboardAcidanthera Mac-27AD2F918AE68F61 MacPro7,1
High performancePower Plan

CPU Specifications

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990XNameIntel Core i9-7960X
1 Processor, 64 CoresTopology1 Processor, 16 Cores, 32 Threads
AuthenticAMD Family 23 Model 49 Stepping 0IdentifierGenuineIntel Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 4
2.90 GHzBase Frequency2.80 GHz
4117 MHzMaximum Frequency
Socket sTRX4 (4094)Package
Castle PeakCodename
32.0 KB x 64L1 Instruction Cache32.0 KB x 16
32.0 KB x 64L1 Data Cache32.0 KB x 16
512 KB x 64L2 Cache1.00 MB x 16
16.0 MB x 16L3 Cache22.0 MB x 1

Memory Information

256.00 GBSize32.00 GB
1596 MHzFrequency
Transfer Rate3000 MT/s
DDR4 SDRAMTypeDDR4
4Channels

Geekbench 5 result (single)

1224Single-Core Score1122
2093Crypto Score1499
1068Integer Score1055
1418Floating Point Score 1204
2093
3.57 GB/sec
AES-XTS1499
2.56 GB/sec
1200
6.07 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)1169
5.91 MB/sec
1248
59.1 Mpixels/sec
Image Compression1088
51.5 Mpixels/sec
1078
3.04 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)1023
2.88 MTE/sec
841
988.0 KElements/sec
HTML5946
1.11 MElements/sec
898
281.2 Krows/sec
SQLite1011
316.9 Krows/sec
1072
58.2 Mpixels/sec
PDF Rendering1040
56.4 Mpixels/sec
1062
338.3 KB/sec
Text Rendering1047
333.7 KB/sec
1070
8.34 Klines/sec
Clang1061
8.27 Klines/sec
1213
14.1 images/sec
Camera1122
13.0 images/sec
1399
1.75 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics1019
1.27 Mpairs/sec
1216
7533.2 FPS
Rigid Body Physics1290
7991.4 FPS
1470
80.8 Mpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur781
42.9 Mpixels/sec
1300
10.0 images/sec
Face Detection1126
8.67 images/sec
1148
28.3 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection1014
25.0 Mpixels/sec
2337
114.6 Mpixels/sec
Image Inpainting2148
105.4 Mpixels/sec
2291
31.2 Mpixels/sec
HDR1963
26.7 Mpixels/sec
1578
1.27 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing1360
1.09 Mpixels/sec
1010
9.05 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion988
8.85 Kpixels/sec
1272
40.7 Words/sec
Speech Recognition1078
34.4 Words/sec
1149
44.4 images/sec
Machine Learning1079
41.7 images/sec

Geekbench 5 result (multi)

29391Multi-Core Score13591
17787Crypto Score10555
27944Integer Score13168
34460Floating Point Score 15013
17787
30.3 GB/sec
AES-XTS10555
18.0 GB/sec
48777
246.7 MB/sec
Text Compression (LZMA)18080
91.4 MB/sec
49166
2.33 Gpixels/sec
Image Compression18117
857.1 Mpixels/sec
8293
23.4 MTE/sec
Navigation (using Dijkstra's algorithm)7230
20.4 MTE/sec
38095
44.7 MElements/sec
HTML512906
15.2 MElements/sec
41373
13.0 Mrows/sec
SQLite14760
4.62 Mrows/sec
23387
1.27 Gpixels/sec
PDF Rendering10224
554.8 Mpixels/sec
15925
4.95 MB/sec
Text Rendering11153
3.47 MB/sec
45929
357.9 Klines/sec
Clang15993
124.6 Klines/sec
19376
224.6 images/sec
Camera14471
167.7 images/sec
18946
23.7 Mpairs/sec
N-Body Physics11250
14.1 Mpairs/sec
58940
365155.6 FPS
Rigid Body Physics24327
150716.3 FPS
44675
2.46 Gpixels/sec
Gaussian Blur14604
802.8 Mpixels/sec
63352
487.8 images/sec
Face Detection17888
137.7 images/sec
24751
610.1 Mpixels/sec
Horizon Detection14303
352.6 Mpixels/sec
53844
2.64 Gpixels/sec
Image Inpainting23232
1.14 Gpixels/sec
49139
669.6 Mpixels/sec
HDR25432
346.5 Mpixels/sec
53867
43.3 Mpixels/sec
Ray Tracing23196
18.6 Mpixels/sec
22667
203.1 Kpixels/sec
Structure from Motion13645
122.2 Kpixels/sec
35187
1.12 KWords/sec
Speech Recognition8953
286.2 Words/sec
9152
353.7 images/sec
Machine Learning5099
197.0 images/sec