AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950: specs and benchmarks

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950

Summary

AMD started AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950 sales 29 July 2017. This is Zen architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 16 cores and 32 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a max turbo frequency of 3.2 and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket SP3r2 processor with a TDP of 180 Watt. It supports DDR4 Quad-channel memory.

It provides good benchmark performance at 25.15 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Ryzen Threadripper 1950 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

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Value for money (0-100)
3.26
 
Market segment
Desktop processor
 
Architecture codename
Zen
 
Launch date
29 July 2017 (4 years ago)
 
Price now
$740
 

Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores
16 (Hexadeca-Core)
 
Threads
32
 
Base clock speed
3.2 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed
3.2 GHz
 
L1 cache
96K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
512 KB (per core)
 
L3 cache
32 MB
 
Chip lithography
14 nm
 
of 5 (Apple M1)
Die size
213 mm2
 
Number of transistors
9,600 million
 
of 16000 (Apple M1)
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked multiplier
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen Threadripper 1950 compatibility with other computer components and devices: 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
 
Socket
SP3r2
 
Thermal design power (TDP)
180 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Ryzen Threadripper 1950. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen Threadripper 1950's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory types
DDR4 Quad-channel
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Ryzen Threadripper 1950. Overall benchmark performance 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.

25.15

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.

22077

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Ryzen Threadripper 1950 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

This processor matches 100% minimum and 100% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

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

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen Threadripper 1950 from Intel is Core i9-9900X, which is slower by 2% and lower by 6 positions in our rating.

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