Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980X vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X

Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980X
socket testDESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 48 / Nov 2019
Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
Socket sTRX4, LGA-4094DESKTOP
3700 MHz / Cores: 32 / Nov 2019
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980X
    123%
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980X
    104%
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980X
    141%
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980X

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 41% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 23% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X

None

Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980X

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980X

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980X

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


Specifications

Features

Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
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

Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
ArchitectureAMD_Zen_2vsAMD_Zen_2
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4-3200 MHz Quad-channelvsDDR4
CodenameMatissevsZen 2
Release DateNov 2019vsNov 2019

Cores

Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
Cores48vs32
Threads96vs64
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
L1 Cache96K (per core)vs96K (per core)
L2 Cache512K (per core)vs512K (per core)
L3 Cache128MBvs131072 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
Socketsocket testvsSocket sTRX4, LGA-4094
Max Case TempN/Avsunknown
PackagesTRX4vs
Die Size74mm²vsunknown
Process7 nmvs7 nm

Performance

Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980XAMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
Cpu Frequency3500 MHzvs3700 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4700 MHzvs4500 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
VoltageN/Avsvariable
TDP280 Wvs280 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980X
    5264 points
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
    5040 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980X
    229555 points
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
    161781 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980X (simulated)
    218.29
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
    209

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Ryzen Threadripper 3980X (simulated)
    10528.38
  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
    7420

points - higher is better