AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X vs Ryzen 7 3700X

General info

Comparing Ryzen Threadripper 1920X and Ryzen 7 3700X processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in our rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
13.46
 
9.06
Market segment
Desktop processor
 
Desktop processor
Series
AMD Ryzen Threadripper
 
AMD Ryzen 7
Architecture codename
Zen
 
Matisse (Zen 2)
Launch date
10 August 2017 (3 years ago)
 
7 July 2019 (1 year ago)
Launch price (MSRP)
$799
 
$329
Price now
$278 (0.3x MSRP)
 
$409 (1.2x MSRP)

Technical specs

Ryzen Threadripper 1920X and Ryzen 7 3700X basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores
12 (Dodeca-Core)
 
8 (Octa-Core)
Threads
24
 
16
Base clock speed
3.5 GHz
 
3.6 GHz
Boost clock speed
3.5 GHz
 
4.4 GHz
Bus support
4 × 8 GT/s
 
no data
L1 cache
96K (per core)
 
96K (per core)
L2 cache
512K (per core)
 
512K (per core)
L3 cache
32 MB
 
32 MB
Chip lithography
14 nm
 
7 nm
Die size
213 mm2
 
no data
Number of transistors
9,600 million
 
19,200 million
64 bit support
+
 
+
Unlocked multiplier
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen Threadripper 1920X and Ryzen 7 3700X compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)
 
1 (Uniprocessor)
Socket
SP3r2
 
AM4
Thermal design power (TDP)
180 Watt
 
65 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen Threadripper 1920X and Ryzen 7 3700X. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen Threadripper 1920X and Ryzen 7 3700X are enumerated here.

AMD-V
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Ryzen Threadripper 1920X and Ryzen 7 3700X. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory types
DDR4 Quad-channel
 
DDR4 Dual-channel
Maximum memory size
2 TiB
 
no data
Max memory channels
4
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
85.33 GB/s
 
51.196 GB/s
ECC memory support
+
 
-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics card
-
 
-

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen Threadripper 1920X and Ryzen 7 3700X.

PCIe version
3.0
 
no data
PCI Express lanes
60
 
no data

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Ryzen Threadripper 1920X 26.24 +1%
Ryzen 7 3700X 25.98

Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Ryzen Threadripper 1920X 23033 +1%
Ryzen 7 3700X 22803

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Ryzen Threadripper 1920X and Ryzen 7 3700X are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately. Also, your gaming PC must have a decent enough GPU to perform well.

Ryzen Threadripper 1920X satisfies the 100% minimum and 100% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%
Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%

Ryzen 7 3700X satisfies the 100% minimum and 100% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%
Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%

Advantages of AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X

1% better performance in benchmarks

Cheaper ($278 vs $409)

ECCMemory

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

Much newer (7 July 2019 vs 10 August 2017)

Higher boost clock speed (4400 vs 3500 MHz)

Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 14 nm)

Lower power consumption (65W vs 180W), meaning that the rival with higher TDP might require a better cooler or other thermal solution.

So, which one is the better CPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X and AMD Ryzen 7 3700X. The differences in performance seem too small.

Should you still have questions on choice between Ryzen Threadripper 1920X and Ryzen 7 3700X, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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