AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX vs Ryzen 9 5900X
Comparing Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and Ryzen 9 5900X processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.
Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and Ryzen 9 5900X 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.
Information on Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and Ryzen 9 5900X 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.
Technologies and extensions
Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and Ryzen 9 5900X. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and Ryzen 9 5900X are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and Ryzen 9 5900X. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.
Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.
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 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.
Let's see how good Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and Ryzen 9 5900X 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.
Both CPUs satisfy the 100% minimum and 100% recommended requirements of all games known to us.
Competitors of Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX from Intel
We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX from Intel is Core i9-10980XE, which is slower by 45% and lower by 24 positions in our rating.
Here are some closest Intel rivals to Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX:
Competitors of Ryzen 9 5900X from Intel
We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 9 5900X from Intel is Core i9-10980XE, which is slower by 14% and lower by 7 positions in our rating.
Here are some closest Intel rivals to Ryzen 9 5900X:
Advantages of AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
55% faster (about 1.5 times) in synthetic tests
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
Somewhat newer (5 November 2020 vs 14 July 2020)
Cheaper ($724 vs $2699)
Higher boost clock speed (4800 vs 4200 MHz)
Higher base clock speed (3700 vs 3500 MHz)
Lower power consumption (105W vs 280W), meaning that the rival with higher TDP might require a better cooler or other thermal solution.
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
So, which one is the better CPU?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX.
Should you still have questions on choice between Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and Ryzen 9 5900X, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.
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