AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X vs Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX

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Processor Processor AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX

General info

Comparing Ryzen Threadripper 3970X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating102
Value for money (0-100)1.391.09
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
SeriesAMD Ryzen Threadripperno data
Architecture codenameMatisseMatisse
Release date25 November 2019 (1 year ago)14 July 2020 (1 year ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$1,999$5,500
Price now$3085 (1.5x MSRP)$5299 (1x MSRP)
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To get the index we compare the characteristics of the processors and their cost, taking into account the cost of other processors.

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Technical specs

Ryzen Threadripper 3970X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX 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 cores32 (Dotriaconta-Core)64 (Tetrahexaconta-Core)
Threads64128
Base clock speed3.7 GHz2.7 GHz
Boost clock speed4.5 GHz4.2 GHz
Bus support8 × 16 GT/sno data
L1 cache96K (per core)64K (per core)
L2 cache512K (per core)512K (per core)
L3 cache128 MB256 MB
Chip lithography7 nm, 12 nm7 nm
Die sizeno data74 mm2
Maximum core temperatureno data95 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)no data95 °C
Number of transistors19,200 million3,800 million
64 bit support++
Unlocked multiplier++

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen Threadripper 3970X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX 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 configuration1 (Uniprocessor)1
SocketTR4sWRX8
Thermal design power (TDP)280 Watt280 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen Threadripper 3970X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsno dataMMX, 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
AES-NI++
AVX++

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen Threadripper 3970X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX are enumerated here.

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Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Ryzen Threadripper 3970X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4 Eight-channelDDR4-3200
Max memory channels4no data
Maximum memory bandwidth102.403 GB/sno data
ECC memory support+-

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 3970X 72.88
Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX 98.27
+34.8%
  • 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 3970X 63967
Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX 86249
+34.8%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Ryzen Threadripper 3970X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX 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.

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 72.88 98.27
Novelty 25 November 2019 14 July 2020
Cost $1999 $5500
Boost clock speed 4500 4200
Base clock speed 3700 2700

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX


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Competitors of Ryzen Threadripper 3970X by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen Threadripper 3970X by Intel is Core i9-10980XE, which is slower by 47% and lower by 39 positions in our rating.

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Competitors of Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX by Intel

It seems that there's no Intel equivalent for Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX. The nearest candidate is Core i9-10980XE, however, it's 61% slower and lower by 47 positions in our rating.

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