AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X

Comparative analysis of AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX 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, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core, 3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX

  • CPU is newer: launch date 5 month(s) later
  • Around 4% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2665 vs 2555
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 14 Jul 2020 vs 7 Feb 2020
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2665 vs 2555

Reasons to consider the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X

  • Processor is unlocked, an unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
  • 32 more cores, run more applications at once: 64 vs 32
  • 64 more threads: 128 vs 64
  • Around 2% higher clock speed: 4.3 GHz vs 4.2 GHz
  • 2x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 2x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • 2x more L3 cache, more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • Around 28% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 80972 vs 63442
Specifications (specs)
Unlocked Unlocked vs Locked
Number of cores 64 vs 32
Number of threads 128 vs 64
Maximum frequency 4.3 GHz vs 4.2 GHz
L1 cache 4 MB vs 2 MB
L2 cache 32 MB vs 16 MB
L3 cache 256 MB vs 128 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 80972 vs 63442

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
CPU 2: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2665
2555
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
63442
80972
Name AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
PassMark - Single thread mark 2665 2555
PassMark - CPU mark 63442 80972
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 1214
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 23273
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 11061

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2 (Matisse) Zen
Launch date 14 Jul 2020 7 Feb 2020
OPN Tray 100-000000086 100-000000163
Place in performance rating 6 18
Vertical segment Desktop Desktop
Launch price (MSRP) $3990
OPN PIB 100-100000163WOF

Performance

Base frequency 3.5 GHz 2.9 GHz
Die size 74 mm²
L1 cache 2 MB 4 MB
L2 cache 16 MB 32 MB
L3 cache 128 MB 256 MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 7 nm
Maximum case temperature (TCase) 95 °C
Maximum frequency 4.2 GHz 4.3 GHz
Number of cores 32 64
Number of threads 64 128
Transistor count 3800 million
Unlocked
Maximum core temperature 95 °C

Memory

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

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Sockets supported TR4 sTRX4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 280 Watt 280 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 128
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
The "Zen" Core Architecture

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)