Intel Xeon Platinum 8284
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X
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Intel Xeon Platinum 8284 vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X. Specifications, performance, tests

Overall score
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Released
Q3/2019
Intel Xeon Platinum 8284
Intel Xeon Platinum 8284
Released
Q3/2018
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X

What's the best choice Intel Xeon Platinum 8284 or AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X?

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

Intel Xeon Platinum 8284 has a maximum frequency of 3.00 GHz. 28 Cores. Power consumption of 240 W. Released in Q3/2019.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X has a maximum frequency of 3.50 GHz. 12 Cores. Power consumption of 180 W. Released in Q3/2018.

Differences

  • More number of cores

    2 times more threads

    28 left arrow 12

Positions in all rankings

Common positions Intel Xeon Platinum 8284 CPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
    338 place
  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    140 left arrow score
  • Higher clock speed

    Around 14% better clock speed

    3.50 GHz left arrow 3.00 GHz
  • Higher turbo clock speed

    Around 7 % better overclocked clock speed

    4.30 GHz left arrow 4.00 GHz
  • Performance per watt

    About 0.75 times less performance per watt

    180 W left arrow 240 W

Positions in all rankings

Common positions AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X CPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
    239 place
  • Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
    51 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
    221 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)
    69 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    346 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    140 place
  • Monero Hashrate kH/s
    34 place
  • Blender 2.81 (bmw27)
    158 place
  • Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)
    36 place
  • Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    56 place
  • Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    62 place
  • Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    47 place
  • Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark
    98 place

Specifications

Technical data
Intel Xeon Platinum 8284 Intel Xeon Platinum 8284
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X
CPU family and group

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

  • Segment
    Desktop / Server left arrow Desktop / Server
  • Family
    Intel Xeon Platinum left arrow AMD Ryzen
  • Generation
    2 left arrow 2
  • CPU group
    Intel Xeon Platinum 8200/9200 left arrow AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2000
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
    3.00 GHz left arrow 3.50 GHz
  • CPU Cores
    28 left arrow 12
  • Turbo (1 Core)
    4.00 GHz left arrow 4.30 GHz
  • CPU Threads
    56 left arrow 24
  • Hyperthreading
    Yes left arrow Yes
  • Overclocking
    No 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 2920X and Intel Xeon Platinum 8284. Depending on the motherboards, higher or lower memory frequencies may be supported.

  • Memory type
    DDR4-2933 left arrow DDR4-2933
  • ECC
    Yes left arrow Yes
  • Memory channels
    6 left arrow 4
  • PCIe version
    3.0 left arrow 3.0
  • PCIe lanes
    48 left arrow 64
Encryption
  • AES-NI
    Yes left arrow Yes
Thermal Management

Compare the TDP requirements of TDP Intel Xeon Platinum 8284 and AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X to select a cooling system. Note, the TDP value refers to thermal watts, not electrical watts.

  • TDP (PL1)
    240 W left arrow 180 W
Technologies and extensions

Architecture, interfaces, additional instructions supported by Intel Xeon Platinum 8284 and Intel Xeon Platinum 8284, virtual machine technologies and process technology.

  • Instruction set (ISA)
    x86-64 (64 bit) left arrow x86-64 (64 bit)
  • Virtualization
    VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d left arrow AMD-V, SVM
  • ISA extensions
    SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512 left arrow SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
  • L3-Cache
    38.50 MB left arrow 32.00 MB
  • Architecture
    Cascade Lake left arrow Colfax (Zen+)
  • Technology
    14 nm left arrow 12 nm
  • Socket
    LGA 3647 left arrow TR4 (SP3r2)
  • Release date
    Q3/2019 left arrow Q3/2018

Benchmarks

Performance tests CPUs

Based on the results of several benchmarks, you can more accurately estimate the difference in performance between Intel Xeon Platinum 8284 and AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X.

Compare the synthetic test values and choose the best processor!

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

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