AMD Ryzen Threadripper is 40% faster than Intel’s Core i9 7900X

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As the release of Ryzen Threadripper comes close, fans are more and more excited. We already knew it was going to offer lots of performance – and here are the benchmarks, which report the Ryzen Threadripper being a whopping 45% faster than Intel’s Core i9 7900X.

Benchmarks

In Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) we see a 30% higher score.

In Geekbench3, 64bit (Multi-Core) we see a 32% higher score.

In Passmark CPU Mark, we see a 32% higher score

In terms of single-threaded operations the Threadripper was found to be 5% slower – because of the i9 7900X’s higher boost clock speed which is 4.5GHz.

But in terms of Multi-Threaded tasks the Threadripper anhiliates the opposition, being 40% higher on average in the tests conducted.

Comparison with Specifications

Processors Cores/Threads Base Clock Turbo Clock L2 / L3 Cache TDP Pricing
Ryzen Threadripper 1950X 16/32 3.4 GHz 4.0 GHz 8 MB / 32 MB 180W 999 USD
Ryzen Threadripper 1950 16/32 TBA TBA 8 MB / 32 MB 180W TBA
Ryzen Threadripper 1920X 12/24 3.5 GHz 4.0 GHz 8 MB / 32 MB 180W 799 USD
Ryzen Threadripper 1920 12/24 TBA TBA 8 MB / 32 MB 180W TBA
Ryzen Threadripper 1900X 8/16 3.8 GHz 3.0 GHz 4 MB / 16 MB TBA 549 USD
Ryzen Threadripper 1900 8/16 TBA TBA 4 MB / 16 MB TBA TBA
Ryzen 7 1800X 8.16 3.6 GHz 4.0 GHz 4 MB / 16 MB 95W 499 USD
Ryzen 7 1700X 8.16 3.4 GHz 3.8 GHz 4 MB / 16 MB 95W 399 USD
Ryzen 7 1700 8.16 3.0 GHz 3.7 GHz 4 MB / 16 MB 65W 329 USD
Ryzen 5 1600X 6/12 3.6 GHz 4.0 GHz 3 MB / 16 MB 95W 249 USD
Ryzen 5 1600 6/12 3.2 GHz 3.6 GHz 3 MB / 16 MB 65W 219 USD
Ryzen 5 1500X 4.8 3.5 GHz 3.7 GHz 2 MB / 16 MB 65W 189 USD
Ryzen 5 1400 4.8 3.2 GHz 3.4 GHz 2 MB / 8 MB 65W 169 USD

 

Conclusion

At this price point, Threadripper is a MASSIVE win for AMD. Only time will tell if Intel’s Coffee Lake CPUs will outperform the Ryzen lineup of CPUs by AMD.

 

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