AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X

Comparative analysis of AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT and AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X 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, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT

  • CPU is newer: launch date 4 month(s) later
  • Around 9% higher clock speed: 4.7 GHz vs 4.3 GHz
  • 2.7x lower typical power consumption: 105 Watt vs 280 Watt
  • Around 10% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2801 vs 2554
  • Around 11% better performance in 3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score: 12266 vs 11061
Specifications (specs)
Launch date July 2020 vs 7 Feb 2020
Maximum frequency 4.7 GHz vs 4.3 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 105 Watt vs 280 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2801 vs 2554
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 12266 vs 11061

Reasons to consider the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X

  • 52 more cores, run more applications at once: 64 vs 12
  • 104 more threads: 128 vs 24
  • 5.3x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • 4x more L3 cache, more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • 4x more maximum memory size: 512 GB vs 128 GB
  • 2.5x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 80948 vs 33016
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 64 vs 12
Number of threads 128 vs 24
L2 cache 32 MB vs 6 MB
L3 cache 256 MB vs 64 MB
Maximum memory size 512 GB vs 128 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 80948 vs 33016

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT
CPU 2: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2801
2554
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
33016
80948
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score
CPU 1
CPU 2
12266
11061
Name AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
PassMark - Single thread mark 2801 2554
PassMark - CPU mark 33016 80948
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 12266 11061
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 1214
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 23273

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2 Zen
Launch date July 2020 7 Feb 2020
OPN PIB 100-100000277WOF 100-100000163WOF
Place in performance rating 16 19
Vertical segment Desktop Desktop
Launch price (MSRP) $3990
OPN Tray 100-000000163

Performance

Base frequency 3.8 GHz 2.9 GHz
L2 cache 6 MB 32 MB
L3 cache 64 MB 256 MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 7 nm
Maximum frequency 4.7 GHz 4.3 GHz
Number of cores 12 64
Number of threads 24 128
Unlocked
L1 cache 4 MB
Maximum core temperature 95 °C

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 2 8
Maximum memory size 128 GB 512 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4-3200

Compatibility

Sockets supported AM4 sTRX4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 105 Watt 280 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 20
PCI Express revision 4.0 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™)