AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX vs AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900

Comparative analysis of AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX 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 Threadripper PRO 3995WX

  • CPU is newer: launch date 9 month(s) later
  • 52 more cores, run more applications at once: 64 vs 12
  • 104 more threads: 128 vs 24
  • 5.3x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 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
  • Around 1% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2676 vs 2637
  • 2.8x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 88673 vs 31800
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 14 Jul 2020 vs 30 Sep 2019
Number of cores 64 vs 12
Number of threads 128 vs 24
L1 cache 4 MB vs 768 KB
L2 cache 32 MB vs 6 MB
L3 cache 256 MB vs 64 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2676 vs 2637
PassMark - CPU mark 88673 vs 31800

Reasons to consider the AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900

  • Processor is unlocked, an unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
  • Around 2% higher clock speed: 4.3 GHz vs 4.2 GHz
  • 4.3x lower typical power consumption: 65 Watt vs 280 Watt
Unlocked Unlocked vs Locked
Maximum frequency 4.3 GHz vs 4.2 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt vs 280 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX
CPU 2: AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2676
2637
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
88673
31800
Name AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
PassMark - Single thread mark 2676 2637
PassMark - CPU mark 88673 31800
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 11162

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2 (Matisse) Zen 2
Launch date 14 Jul 2020 30 Sep 2019
OPN Tray 100-000000087 100-000000072
Place in performance rating 1 21
Vertical segment Desktop Desktop
Family Ryzen 9
Processor Number PRO 3900

Performance

Base frequency 2.7 GHz 3.1 GHz
Die size 74 mm²
L1 cache 4 MB 768 KB
L2 cache 32 MB 6 MB
L3 cache 256 MB 64 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 64 12
Number of threads 128 24
Transistor count 3800 million
Unlocked
Maximum core temperature 95 °C

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 8 2
Supported memory frequency DDR4-3200
Maximum memory bandwidth 47.68 GB/s
Maximum memory size 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 1
Sockets supported TR4 AM4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 280 Watt 65 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 128 20
PCI Express revision 4.0 4.0
PCIe configurations 1x16+x4, 2x8+x4, 1x8+2x4+x4

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
AMD SenseMI

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)