AMD Ryzen 9 7950X vs Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX

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General info

Comparing Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX and Ryzen 9 7950X processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating1025
Value for money3.6739.65
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
SeriesAMD Ryzen Threadripperno data
Architecture codenameMatisse (2019−2020)Raphael (Zen4)
Release date14 June 2020
(2 years old)
26 September 2022
(less than a year old)
Launch price (MSRP)$5,500no data
Current price$7318 (1.3x MSRP)$1035
Value for money

To get the index we compare the characteristics of the processors and their cost, taking into account the cost of other processors.

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Technical specs

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX and Ryzen 9 7950X 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)16 (Hexadeca-Core)
Threads12832
Base clock speed2.7 GHz4.5 GHz
Boost clock speed4.2 GHz5.7 GHz
L1 cache64K (per core)64K (per core)
L2 cache512K (per core)1 MB (per core)
L3 cache256 MB64 MB (shared)
Chip lithography7 nm5 nm
Die size74 mm22x 70 (CCD) mm2 + 122 (I/O) mm2
Maximum core temperature95 °C95 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)95 °C47 °C
Number of transistors3,800 million13140 Million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier++

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX and Ryzen 9 7950X 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
SocketsWRX8AM5
Thermal design power (TDP)280 Watt170 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX and Ryzen 9 7950X. 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 25 nm (CCD), 6 nm (I/O) nm, 0.650 - 1.475V
AES-NI++
AVX++

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX and Ryzen 9 7950X are enumerated here.

AMD-V++

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX and Ryzen 9 7950X. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-3200DDR5-5200
Maximum memory size2 TiBno data
Maximum memory bandwidth126.38 GB/sno data

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

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Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX and Ryzen 9 7950X.

PCIe version4.05.0

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 PRO 3995WX 66.91
+30.9%
Ryzen 9 7950X 51.10
  • 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
  • WinRAR 4.0
  • x264 encoding pass 2
  • x264 encoding pass 1

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 3995WX 83044
+30.9%
Ryzen 9 7950X 63427

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX outperforms Ryzen 9 7950X by 31% in Passmark.

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: 37%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX 1219
Ryzen 9 7950X 2192
+79.8%

Ryzen 9 7950X outperforms Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX by 80% in GeekBench 5 Single-Core.

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: 37%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX 26740
+15.9%
Ryzen 9 7950X 23073

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX outperforms Ryzen 9 7950X by 16% in GeekBench 5 Multi-Core.

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

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 3995WX 5596
Ryzen 9 7950X 8520
+52.3%

Ryzen 9 7950X outperforms Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX by 52% in Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core.

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

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: 19%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX 52743
Ryzen 9 7950X 72561
+37.6%

Ryzen 9 7950X outperforms Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX by 38% in Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core.

3DMark06 CPU

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 3995WX 16656
Ryzen 9 7950X 21157
+27%

Ryzen 9 7950X outperforms Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX by 27% in 3DMark06 CPU.

wPrime 32

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: 18%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX 6.11
Ryzen 9 7950X 1.61
+280%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX outperforms Ryzen 9 7950X by 280% in wPrime 32.

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

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 3995WX 54
Ryzen 9 7950X 69
+27%

Ryzen 9 7950X outperforms Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX by 27% in Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core.

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

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 3995WX 9706
+61.6%
Ryzen 9 7950X 6005

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX outperforms Ryzen 9 7950X by 62% in Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core.

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

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 3995WX 195
Ryzen 9 7950X 317
+62.3%

Ryzen 9 7950X outperforms Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX by 62% in Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core.

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

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 3995WX 2.1
Ryzen 9 7950X 3.8
+78.3%

Ryzen 9 7950X outperforms Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX by 78% in Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core.

TrueCrypt AES

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 3995WX 26
Ryzen 9 7950X 32
+21.5%

Ryzen 9 7950X outperforms Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX by 22% in TrueCrypt AES.

WinRAR 4.0

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 3995WX 6689
Ryzen 9 7950X 15900
+138%

Ryzen 9 7950X outperforms Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX by 138% in WinRAR 4.0.

x264 encoding pass 2

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: 12%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX 193
Ryzen 9 7950X 270
+40.4%

Ryzen 9 7950X outperforms Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX by 40% in x264 encoding pass 2.

x264 encoding pass 1

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: 12%

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX 264
Ryzen 9 7950X 381
+44.4%

Ryzen 9 7950X outperforms Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX by 44% in x264 encoding pass 1.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 66.91 51.10
Recency 14 June 2020 26 September 2022
Boost clock speed 4200 5700
Base clock speed 2700 4500
Chip lithography 7 nm 5 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 280 Watt 170 Watt

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

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX
Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX


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Competitors of Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX by Intel is Core i9-13900KS, which is slower by 24% and lower by 16 positions in our rating.

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Competitors of Ryzen 9 7950X by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 9 7950X from Intel is Core i9-13900KS, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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