AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X processor review

Ryzen Threadripper 3990X processor released by AMD; release date: 7 Feb 2020. At the time of release, the processor cost $3990. The processor is designed for desktop-computers and based on Zen microarchitecture.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 64, threads - 128. Maximum CPU clock speed - 4.3 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 95 °C. Manufacturing process technology - 7 nm. Cache size: L1 - 4 MB, L2 - 32 MB, L3 - 256 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-3200. Maximum memory size: 512 GB.

Supported socket types: sTRX4. Power consumption (TDP): 280 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3185
2511
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
80748
80748
Geekbench 4
Single Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
5311
1214
Geekbench 4
Multi-Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
36691
23273
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2511
PassMark - CPU mark 80748
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 1214
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 23273

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen
Launch date 7 Feb 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $3990
OPN PIB 100-100000163WOF
OPN Tray 100-000000163
Place in performance rating 12
Vertical segment Desktop

Performance

Base frequency 2.9 GHz
L1 cache 4 MB
L2 cache 32 MB
L3 cache 256 MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm
Maximum core temperature 95 °C
Maximum frequency 4.3 GHz
Number of cores 64
Number of threads 128
Unlocked

Memory

Max memory channels 8
Maximum memory size 512 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200

Compatibility

Sockets supported sTRX4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 280 Watt

Peripherals

PCI Express revision 4.0

Advanced Technologies

Fused Multiply-Add 3 (FMA3)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2)
Intel® AES New Instructions
The "Zen" Core Architecture

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)