AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
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AMD Ryzen 9 5900X vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX. Specifications, performance, tests

Overall score
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Released
Q4/2020
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
Released
Q3/2020
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX

What's the best choice AMD Ryzen 9 5900X or AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX?

We have prepared a comparison to help you choose the best processor. Compare their specifications and benchmarks.

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X has a maximum frequency of 3.70 GHz. 12 Cores. Power consumption of 105 W. Released in Q4/2020.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX has a maximum frequency of 3.50 GHz. 32 Cores. Power consumption of 280 W. Released in Q3/2020.

Differences

Reasons to consider
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
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  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    78 left arrow score
  • Higher clock speed

    Around 5% better clock speed

    3.70 GHz left arrow 3.50 GHz
  • Higher turbo clock speed

    Around 13% better overclocked clock speed

    4.80 GHz left arrow 4.20 GHz
  • Performance per watt

    times less performance per watt

    105 W left arrow 280 W

Positions in all rankings

Common positions AMD Ryzen 9 5900X CPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
    32 place
  • Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
    29 place
  • Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
    39 place
  • Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
    26 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
    14 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)
    24 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    49 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    782 place
  • Monero Hashrate kH/s
    24 place
  • iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)
    9 place
  • Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark
    14 place
  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    33 left arrow score
  • More number of cores

    About 2.67 times more cores

    32 left arrow 12

Positions in all rankings

Common positions AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX CPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
    161 place
  • Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
    7 place
  • Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
    113 place
  • Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
    7 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
    82 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)
    2 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    183 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    5 place
  • Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark
    4 place

Specifications

Technical data
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
CPU family and group

Background information about the processors being compared, series, generation and market segment.

  • Segment
    Desktop / Server left arrow Desktop / Server
  • Family
    AMD Ryzen left arrow AMD Ryzen
  • Generation
    4 left arrow 3
  • CPU group
    AMD Ryzen 5000 left arrow AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3000
  • Predecessor
    AMD Ryzen 9 3900X left arrow --
CPU Technical specs

Basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base and turbo frequency, and cache size. These parameters indirectly tell about the speed of the processor, the higher they are the better.

  • Frequency
    3.70 GHz left arrow 3.50 GHz
  • CPU Cores
    12 left arrow 32
  • Turbo (1 Core)
    4.80 GHz left arrow 4.20 GHz
  • CPU Threads
    24 left arrow 64
  • Hyperthreading
    Yes left arrow Yes
  • Overclocking
    Yes left arrow Yes
  • Core architecture
    normal left arrow normal
IGPU

Internal Graphics does not affect the performance of the CPU, performs the work of the graphics card in its absence or on mobile devices.

  • GPU name
    no iGPU left arrow no iGPU
  • GPU (Turbo)
    No turbo left arrow No turbo
Hardware codec support

Built-in codecs used to encode and decode content. Significantly speeds up the required operations.

  • h265 / HEVC (8 bit)
    No left arrow No
  • h265 / HEVC (10 bit)
    No left arrow No
  • h264
    No left arrow No
  • VP9
    No left arrow No
  • VP8
    No left arrow No
  • AV1
    No left arrow No
  • AVC
    No left arrow No
  • VC-1
    No left arrow No
  • JPEG
    No left arrow No
Memory specs & PCI

Types, channel quantity of RAM supported by AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX and AMD Ryzen 9 5900X. Depending on the motherboards, higher or lower memory frequencies may be supported.

  • Memory type
    DDR4-3200 left arrow DDR4-3200
  • Max. Memory
    128 GB left arrow 2048 GB
  • ECC
    Yes left arrow Yes
  • Memory channels
    2 left arrow 8
  • PCIe version
    4.0 left arrow 4.0
  • PCIe lanes
    20 left arrow 72
Encryption
  • AES-NI
    Yes left arrow Yes
Thermal Management

Compare the TDP requirements of TDP AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX to select a cooling system. Note, the TDP value refers to thermal watts, not electrical watts.

  • TDP (PL1)
    105 W left arrow 280 W
  • TDP (PL2)
    142 W left arrow --
  • Tjunction max.
    95 °C left arrow 95 °C
Technologies and extensions

Architecture, interfaces, additional instructions supported by AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, virtual machine technologies and process technology.

  • Instruction set (ISA)
    x86-64 (64 bit) left arrow x86-64 (64 bit)
  • Virtualization
    AMD-V, SVM left arrow AMD-V, SVM
  • ISA extensions
    SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3 left arrow SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
  • L2-Cache
    6.00 MB left arrow 16.00 MB
  • L3-Cache
    64.00 MB left arrow 128.00 MB
  • Architecture
    Vermeer (Zen 3) left arrow Castle Peak (Zen 2)
  • Technology
    7 nm left arrow 7 nm
  • Socket
    AM4 left arrow WRX8 (sWRX8)
  • Release date
    Q4/2020 left arrow Q3/2020

Benchmarks

Performance tests CPUs

Based on the results of several benchmarks, you can more accurately estimate the difference in performance between AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX.

Compare the synthetic test values and choose the best processor!

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Maxon's Cinebench R23 SC is a cross-platform test suite for macOs and Windows uses one CPU core, with no hypetrading
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Maxon's Cinebench R23 MC is a cross-platform test suite for macOs and Windows using a multi-core and hyperthreading
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 SC is a high load CPU test for long tasks on a desktop or notebook PC, uses one CPU core, with no hypetrading
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
Cinebench R20 MC is a high load CPU test for long tasks on a desktop or notebook PC, using a multi-core and hyperthreading
Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
The Cinebench R15 SC stresses the computing modules of a desktop or laptop computer to their limits and accurately determines the key performance parameters of the hardware
Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)
The Cinebench R15 MC stresses the computing modules of a desktop or laptop computer to their limits and accurately determines the key performance parameters of the hardware
Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 SC is a popular cross-platform performance test for desktop or mobile processors that uses system memory intensively
Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 MC is a popular cross-platform performance test for desktop or mobile processors that uses system memory intensively
Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark
PassMark is a test suite that performs complex mathematical calculations to determine CPU performance on file compression, encryption and physics-related tasks

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