AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX vs AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT

Comparative analysis of AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX and AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT 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 Threadripper PRO 3955WX

  • 4 more cores, run more applications at once: 16 vs 12
  • 8 more threads: 32 vs 24
  • Around 33% more L2 cache; more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • Around 23% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 40766 vs 33016
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 16 vs 12
Number of threads 32 vs 24
L2 cache 8 MB vs 6 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 40766 vs 33016

Reasons to consider the AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT

  • Processor is unlocked, an unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
  • Around 9% higher clock speed: 4.7 GHz vs 4.3 GHz
  • 2.7x lower typical power consumption: 105 Watt vs 280 Watt
  • Around 2% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2801 vs 2735
Specifications (specs)
Unlocked Unlocked vs Locked
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 2735

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX
CPU 2: AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2735
2801
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
40766
33016
Name AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT
PassMark - Single thread mark 2735 2801
PassMark - CPU mark 40766 33016
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 12266

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2 (Matisse) Zen 2
Launch date 14 Jul 2020 July 2020
OPN Tray 100-000000167
Place in performance rating 34 16
Vertical segment Desktop Desktop
OPN PIB 100-100000277WOF

Performance

Base frequency 3.9 GHz 3.8 GHz
Die size 74 mm²
L1 cache 1 MB
L2 cache 8 MB 6 MB
L3 cache 64 MB 64 MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 7 nm
Maximum case temperature (TCase) 95 °C
Maximum frequency 4.3 GHz 4.7 GHz
Number of cores 16 12
Number of threads 32 24
Transistor count 3800 million
Unlocked

Memory

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

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Sockets supported TR4 AM4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 280 Watt 105 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 128 20
PCI Express revision 4.0 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™)