AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X: specs and benchmarks

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X

Summary

AMD started AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X sales 25 November 2019. This is high-end Matisse architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 32 cores and 64 threads, and is based on 7 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4500 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket TR4 processor with a TDP of 280 Watt. It supports DDR4 Eight-channel memory.

It provides outstanding benchmark performance at 78.07 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Ryzen Threadripper 3970X processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Desktop
 
Architecture codename
Matisse
 
Release date
25 November 2019
 

Technical specs

Ryzen Threadripper 3970X's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen Threadripper 3970X's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
32
 
Number of threads
64
 
Base frequency
3.7 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
4.5 GHz
 
L1 cache
96K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
512K (per core)
 
of 8192 (Opteron 3380)
L3 cache
128 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
 
Transistor count
19,200 million
 
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen Threadripper 3970X compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
TR4
 
Power consumption (TDP)
280 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen Threadripper 3970X. 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 3970X are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen Threadripper 3970X.
Supported memory types
DDR4 Eight-channel
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen Threadripper 3970X. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

78.07

Passmark

62372

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Ryzen Threadripper 3970X is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen Threadripper 3970X performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen Threadripper 3970X from Intel is Core i9-10980XE, which is slower by 44% and lower by 8 positions in our rating.

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