AMD Ryzen 7 3700X vs Intel Core i9-9900K

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 8 / Dec 2019
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

Intel Core i9-9900K
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 8 / Sep 2018
Intel Core i9-9900K

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    100%
  • Intel Core i9-9900K
    104%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    100%
  • Intel Core i9-9900K
    109%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    101%
  • Intel Core i9-9900K
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).

Reasons to consider Intel Core i9-9900K

9% higher single threaded performance.
Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD Ryzen 7 3700X.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared



Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Intel Core i9-9900K
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4A
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AES
AVX
AVX2
BMI1
BMI2
SHA
F16C
FMA3
AMD64
EVP
AMD-V
SMAP
SMEP
SMT
Precision Boost 2
XFR 2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
HTT
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
Boost 2.0

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Intel Core i9-9900K
Architecture AMD_Zen_2 vs Intel_Coffelake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Zen 2 vs Coffee Lake
Release Date Dec 2019 vs Sep 2018

Cores

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Intel Core i9-9900K
Cores 8 vs 8
Threads 16 vs 16
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs UHD Graphics 630

Cache

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Intel Core i9-9900K
L1 Cache 96K (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 32MB vs 16896 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Intel Core i9-9900K
Socket AMD Socket AM4 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp unknown vs 72°C
Package vs FC-LGA14C
Die Size unknown vs unknown
Process 7 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Intel Core i9-9900K
Cpu Frequency 3600 MHz vs 3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4400 MHz vs 5000 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage variable vs unknown
TDP 65 W vs 95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    4840 points
  • Intel Core i9-9900K
    6000 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    38649 points
  • Intel Core i9-9900K
    41472 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    2101
  • Intel Core i9-9900K
    2077

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    199
  • Intel Core i9-9900K
    218

points - higher is better