AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X vs Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
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General info

Comparing Ryzen Threadripper 3990X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating1126
Value for money0.768.90
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
SeriesAMD Ryzen ThreadripperAMD Ryzen Threadripper
Architecture codenameMatisse (2019−2020)Matisse (2019−2020)
Release date25 November 2019 (2 years ago)14 July 2020 (2 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$3,999no data
Current price$8237 (2.1x MSRP)$3635
Value for money

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Technical specs

Ryzen Threadripper 3990X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 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 cores64 (Tetrahexaconta-Core)32 (Dotriaconta-Core)
Threads12864
Base clock speed2.9 GHz3.5 GHz
Boost clock speed4.3 GHz4.2 GHz
L1 cache96K (per core)64K (per core)
L2 cache512K (per core)512K (per core)
L3 cache256 MB128 MB
Chip lithography7 nm, 12 nm7 nm
Die size74 mm274 mm2
Maximum core temperatureno data95 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)95 °C95 °C
Number of transistors3,800 million3,800 million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier++

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen Threadripper 3990X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 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 configuration11
SocketTR4sWRX8
Thermal design power (TDP)280 Watt280 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen Threadripper 3990X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX. 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 3990X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX are enumerated here.

AMD-V++

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Ryzen Threadripper 3990X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-3200DDR4-3200
Maximum memory size256 GB2 TiB
Max memory channels4no data
Maximum memory bandwidth102.403 GB/s126.38 GB/s
ECC memory support+no data

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics card--

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen Threadripper 3990X and Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX.

PCIe version4.04.0

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 3990X 79.24
+27%
Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 62.37
  • 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 3990X 79889
+27.1%
Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 62878

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 79.24 62.37
Novelty 25 November 2019 14 July 2020
Boost clock speed 4300 4200
Base clock speed 2900 3500

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

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X


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Competitors of Ryzen Threadripper 3990X by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen Threadripper 3990X by Intel is Core i9-13900K, which is slower by 32% and lower by 30 positions in our rating.

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Competitors of Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX by Intel is Core i9-13900K, which is slower by 13% and lower by 15 positions in our rating.

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