AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X: specs and benchmarks

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X


AMD started AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X sales 7 February 2020 at a recommended price of $3,999. This is high-end Matisse architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 64 cores and 128 threads, and is based on 7 nm, 12 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4300 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket TR4 processor with a TDP of 280 Watt and a maximum temperature of 95 °C. It supports DDR4-3200 memory.

It provides outstanding benchmark performance at 90.09 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Ryzen Threadripper 3990X processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
AMD Ryzen Threadripper
Architecture codename
Release date
7 February 2020
Launch price (MSRP)

Technical specs

Ryzen Threadripper 3990X'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 3990X's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Base frequency
2.9 GHz
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
4.3 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, 12 nm
Die size
74 mm2
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
95 °C
of 105 (Core i7-5557U)
Transistor count
19,200 million
64 bit support


Information on Ryzen Threadripper 3990X compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
280 Watt
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen Threadripper 3990X. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen Threadripper 3990X are enumerated here.

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.
Supported memory types
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
95.37 GB/s165.944 GB/s 97,658.88 MB/s 0.0931 TiB/s 0.102 TB/s
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen Threadripper 3990X. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Ryzen Threadripper 3990X is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen Threadripper 3990X performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

It seems that there's no Intel equivalent for Ryzen Threadripper 3990X. The nearest candidate is Core i9-10980XE, however, it's 57% slower and lower by 14 positions in our rating.

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