AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX vs Intel Core i9-13900K

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General info

Comparing Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and Core i9-13900K processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating2632
Place by popularityno data35
Value for money9.4564.14
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
SeriesAMD Ryzen ThreadripperIntel Core i9
Architecture codenameMatisse (2019−2020)Raptor Lake-S
Release date14 July 2020 (2 years ago)20 October 2022 (less than a year ago)
Launch price (MSRP)no data$589
Current price$3825 $662 (1.1x MSRP)
Value for money

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Technical specs

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and Core i9-13900K 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)24 (Tetracosa-Core)
Threads6432
Base clock speed3.5 GHz3 GHz
Boost clock speed4.2 GHz5.7 GHz
L1 cache64K (per core)80K (per core)
L2 cache512K (per core)2 MB (per core)
L3 cache128 MB36 MB (shared)
Chip lithography7 nmIntel 7 nm
Die size74 mm2257 mm2
Maximum core temperature95 °C100 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)95 °C72 °C
Number of transistors3,800 millionno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier++

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and Core i9-13900K 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
SocketsWRX8FCLGA1700
Thermal design power (TDP)280 Watt125 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and Core i9-13900K. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsMMX, 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 2Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NI++
AVX++
vProno data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Speed Shiftno data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data+
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
SIPPno data+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0no data+

Security technologies

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and Core i9-13900K technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data+
EDBno data+
Secure Keyno data+
OS Guardno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and Core i9-13900K are enumerated here.

AMD-V+no data
VT-dno data+
VT-xno data+
EPTno data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and Core i9-13900K. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-3200DDR5, DDR4
Maximum memory size2 TiB128 GB
Max memory channelsno data2
Maximum memory bandwidth126.38 GB/s89.6 GB/s
ECC memory supportno data+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics card--

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and Core i9-13900K.

PCIe version4.05.0 and 4.0
PCI Express lanesno data20

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 PRO 3975WX 62.38
+6%
i9-13900K 58.87
  • Passmark
  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
  • 3DMark06 CPU
  • wPrime 32
  • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core
  • Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core
  • Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core
  • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core
  • TrueCrypt AES
  • x264 encoding pass 2
  • x264 encoding pass 1
  • WinRAR 4.0

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: 69%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 62894
+6%
i9-13900K 59348

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: 38%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 1248
i9-13900K 2225
+78.3%

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: 38%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 22621
i9-13900K 24283
+7.3%

Cinebench R10 is an ancient ray tracing benchmark for processors by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. Its single core version uses just one CPU thread to render a futuristic looking motorcycle.

Benchmark coverage: 20%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 5884
i9-13900K 12231
+108%

Cinebench Release 10 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R10 using all the processor threads. Possible number of threads is limited by 16 in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 20%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 53924
i9-13900K 86225
+59.9%

3DMark06 is a discontinued DirectX 9 benchmark suite from Futuremark. Its CPU part contains two scenarios, one dedicated to artificial intelligence pathfinding, another to game physics using PhysX package.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 16923
i9-13900K 20286
+19.9%

wPrime 32M is a math multi-thread processor test, which calculates square roots of first 32 million integer numbers. Its result is measured in seconds, so that the less is benchmark result, the faster the processor.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 3.63
i9-13900K 1.97
+84.3%

Cinebench Release 11.5 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R11.5 which uses all the processor threads. A maximum of 64 threads is supported in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 52
i9-13900K 69
+32.5%

Cinebench Release 15 Multi Core (sometimes called Multi-Thread) is a variant of Cinebench R15 which uses all the processor threads.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 7053
+16.1%
i9-13900K 6075

Cinebench R15 (standing for Release 15) is a benchmark made by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version (sometimes called Single-Thread) only uses a single processor thread to render a room full of reflective spheres and light sources.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 201
i9-13900K 328
+62.9%

Cinebench R11.5 is an old benchmark by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version loads a single thread with ray tracing to render a glossy room full of crystal spheres and light sources.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 2.2
i9-13900K 3.9
+79.5%

TrueCrypt is a discontinued piece of software that was widely used for on-the-fly-encryption of disk partitions, now superseded by VeraCrypt. It contains several embedded performance tests, one of them being TrueCrypt AES, which measures data encryption speed using AES algorithm. Result is encryption speed in gigabytes per second.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 27
+12%
i9-13900K 24

x264 Pass 2 is a slower variant of x264 video compression that produces a variable bit rate output file, which results in better quality since the higher bit rate is used when it is needed more. Benchmark result is still measured in frames per second.  

Benchmark coverage: 13%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 193
i9-13900K 265
+37.2%

x264 version 4.0 is a video encoding benchmark uses MPEG 4 x264 compression method to compress a sample HD (720p) video. Pass 1 is a faster variant that produces a constant bit rate output file. Its result is measured in frames per second, which means how many frames of the source video file were encoded per second.  

Benchmark coverage: 13%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 268
i9-13900K 419
+56.3%

WinRAR 4.0 is an outdated version of a popular file archiver. It contains an internal speed test, using 'Best' setting of RAR compression on large chunks of randomly generated data. Its results are measured in kilobytes per second.

Benchmark coverage: 12%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 6530
i9-13900K 15073
+131%

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 62.38 58.87
Recency 14 July 2020 20 October 2022
Boost clock speed 4200 5800
Base clock speed 3500 3000
Thermal design power (TDP) 280 Watt 125 Watt

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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 i9-13900KF, which is slower by 5% and lower by 5 positions in our rating.

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Competitors of Core i9-13900K by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i9-13900K from AMD is Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX, which is faster by 6% and higher by 6 positions in our rating.

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