AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX: specs and benchmarks

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Summary

AMD started Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX sales 14 July 2020. This is a Matisse architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 12 cores and 24 threads, and is based on 7 nm, 12 nm manufacturing technology, with a max turbo 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 poor benchmark performance at 21.72% of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX.

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General info

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking200
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Value for money9.43
Market segmentServer
SeriesAMD Ryzen Threadripper
Architecture codenameMatisse (2019−2020)
Release date14 July 2020 (3 years old)
Current price$1961 of 17802 (Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX)
Value for money

Performance per price, higher is better.

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 cores12 (Dodeca-Core)
Threads24
Base clock speed4 GHzof 4.7 (Ryzen 9 7900X)
Boost clock speed4.3 GHzof 6 (Core i9-13900KS)
L1 cache64K (per core)of 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
L2 cache512K (per core)of 36864 (Apple M2 Max)
L3 cache64 MBof 768 (EPYC 7773X)
Chip lithography7 nm, 12 nmof 3 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
Die size74 mm2
Maximum case temperature (TCase)95 °Cof 105 (Core i7-5950HQ)
Number of transistors3,800 millionof 9900000 (Ryzen 5 7645HX)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility+
Unlocked multiplier+

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX 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 (Xeon Platinum 8160M)
SocketTR4
Power consumption (TDP)280 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX. 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 PRO 3945WX's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-3200of 5600 (Ryzen 9 7940H)
Maximum memory size2 TiBof 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Maximum memory bandwidth204.8 GB/sof 460.8 (EPYC 9654)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of a GPU integrated into Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX.

Integrated graphics card-

Peripherals

Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version4.0of 5 (Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX)
PCI Express lanes128

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Combined synthetic benchmark 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.

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: 67%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX 33514

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 40%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX 1657

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 40%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX 10940

Gaming performance

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX performance compared to nearest competitors among server CPUs.


AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX 100

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