AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX processor review

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX processor released by AMD; release date: 14 Jul 2020. The processor is designed for desktop-computers and based on Zen 2 (Matisse) microarchitecture.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 16, threads - 32. Maximum CPU clock speed - 4.3 GHz. Manufacturing process technology - 7 nm. Cache size: L1 - 1 MB, L2 - 8 MB, L3 - 64 MB.

Supported socket types: TR4. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 280 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3514
2747
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
88731
41267
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2747
PassMark - CPU mark 41267

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2 (Matisse)
Launch date 14 Jul 2020
OPN Tray 100-000000167
Place in performance rating 27
Vertical segment Desktop

Performance

Base frequency 3.9 GHz
Die size 74 mm²
L1 cache 1 MB
L2 cache 8 MB
L3 cache 64 MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm
Maximum case temperature (TCase) 95 °C
Maximum frequency 4.3 GHz
Number of cores 16
Number of threads 32
Transistor count 3800 million
Unlocked

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 8
Supported memory frequency DDR4-3200

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Sockets supported TR4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 280 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 128
PCI Express revision 4.0

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP)
Fused Multiply-Add 3 (FMA3)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2)
Intel® AES New Instructions

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)