AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950: specs and benchmarks

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Year of release 2017
Performance 21.90

Summary

AMD started AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950 sales 29 July 2017. This is Zen architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office 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 poor benchmark performance at

21.90%

of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7H12.

General info

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

Place in performance rating260
Value for money27.02
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameZen (2017−2020)
Release date29 July 2017 (5 years ago)
Current price$427 of 14999 (Xeon Platinum 9282)
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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 cores16 (Hexadeca-Core)
Threads32
Base clock speed3.2 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed3.2 GHzof 5.5 (Core i9-12900KS)
L1 cache96K (per core)of 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache512 KB (per core)of 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache32 MB
Chip lithography14 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Die size213 mm2
Number of transistors9,600 millionof 57000 (Apple M1 Max)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-
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 configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
SocketSP3r2
Thermal design power (TDP)180 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

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 typesDDR4 Quad-channelof 4800 (Ryzen 9 6980HX)

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.

Ryzen Threadripper 1950 21.90
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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.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

Ryzen Threadripper 1950 22077

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Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen Threadripper 1950 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.


Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen Threadripper 1950 by Intel is Core i9-9900X, which is slower by 1% and lower by 5 positions in our rating.

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