AMD Ryzen 9 5950X vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3400 MHz / Cores: 16 / Nov 2020
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX
AMD Socket TR4DESKTOP
4000 MHz / Cores: 12 / Jul 2020
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
    138%
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
    142%
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
    134%
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

Much higher single threaded performance (around 42% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
Much higher multi threaded performance (around 34% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
175 watts lower power draw.
Around 38% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX

None

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

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


Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 9 5950XAMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX
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

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 9 5950XAMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX
ArchitectureAMD_Zen_3vsAMD_Zen_2
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4-3200 MHz Dual-channelvsDDR4-3200 MHz Eight-channel
CodenameVermeervsMatisse
Release DateNov 2020vsJul 2020

Cores

AMD Ryzen 9 5950XAMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX
Cores16vs12
Threads32vs24
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

AMD Ryzen 9 5950XAMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX
L1 Cache64K (per core)vs96K (per core)
L2 Cache512K (per core)vs512K (per core)
L3 Cache64MBvs64MB

Physical

AMD Ryzen 9 5950XAMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsAMD Socket TR4
Max Case Temp95°Cvs95°C
PackagevssTRX4
Die Sizeunknownvs74mm²
Process7 nmvs7 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 9 5950XAMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX
Cpu Frequency3400 MHzvs4000 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4900 MHzvs4300 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
VoltageN/AvsN/A
TDP105 Wvs280 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
    5880 points
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX
    4816 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
    79641 points
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX
    65587 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
    274
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX (simulated)
    192.57

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
    4483
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX (simulated)
    3325.26

points - higher is better