AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT vs AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900

Comparative analysis of AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT and AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, 3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT

  • CPU is newer: launch date 9 month(s) later
  • Around 9% higher clock speed: 4.7 GHz vs 4.3 GHz
  • Around 6% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2801 vs 2637
  • Around 4% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 33016 vs 31800
  • Around 9% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score: 12266 vs 11273
Specifications (specs)
Launch date July 2020 vs 30 Sep 2019
Maximum frequency 4.7 GHz vs 4.3 GHz
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2801 vs 2637
PassMark - CPU mark 33016 vs 31800
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 12266 vs 11273

Reasons to consider the AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900

  • Around 62% lower typical power consumption: 65 Watt vs 105 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt vs 105 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT
CPU 2: AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2801
2637
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
33016
31800
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score
CPU 1
CPU 2
12266
11273
Name AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
PassMark - Single thread mark 2801 2637
PassMark - CPU mark 33016 31800
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 12266 11273

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2 Zen 2
Launch date July 2020 30 Sep 2019
OPN PIB 100-100000277WOF
Place in performance rating 16 25
Vertical segment Desktop Desktop
Family Ryzen 9
OPN Tray 100-000000072
Processor Number PRO 3900

Performance

Base frequency 3.8 GHz 3.1 GHz
L2 cache 6 MB 6 MB
L3 cache 64 MB 64 MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 7 nm
Maximum frequency 4.7 GHz 4.3 GHz
Number of cores 12 12
Number of threads 24 24
Unlocked
L1 cache 768 KB
Maximum core temperature 95 °C

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 2 2
Maximum memory size 128 GB 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4-3200
Maximum memory bandwidth 47.68 GB/s

Compatibility

Sockets supported AM4 AM4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 105 Watt 65 Watt
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 20 20
PCI Express revision 4.0 4.0
PCIe configurations 1x16+x4, 2x8+x4, 1x8+2x4+x4

Advanced Technologies

AMD SenseMI
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™)