AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i7-7820X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
AMD Socket SP3r2DESKTOP
3100 MHz / Cores: 16 / Aug 2018
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

Intel Core i7-7820X
Intel Socket 2066DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 8 / Jun 2017
Intel Core i7-7820X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    137%
  • Intel Core i7-7820X
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-7820X
    110%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    185%
  • Intel Core i7-7820X
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 85% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-7820X

10% higher single threaded performance.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XIntel Core i7-7820X
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
Boost 3.0

Architecture

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XIntel Core i7-7820X
ArchitectureAMD_Zen_PlusvsIntel_Kabylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZenvsSkylake-X
Release DateAug 2018vsJun 2017

Cores

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XIntel Core i7-7820X
Cores16vs8
Threads32vs16
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XIntel Core i7-7820X
L1 Cache96 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache32768 KBvs11264 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XIntel Core i7-7820X
SocketAMD Socket SP3r2vsIntel Socket 2066
Max Case Tempunknownvs72°C
PackageFCLGA-4094vsFC-LGA2066
Die Size213mm²vs308mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XIntel Core i7-7820X
Cpu Frequency3100 MHzvs3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3700 MHzvs4500 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltagevariablevsunknown
TDP125 Wvs140 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    4070 points
  • Intel Core i7-7820X
    5400 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    66563 points
  • Intel Core i7-7820X
    41472 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    3210
  • Intel Core i7-7820X
    1734

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    175
  • Intel Core i7-7820X
    193

points - higher is better