AMD Ryzen 7 5800X vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X

Compare AMD Ryzen 7 Desktop 8 core CPU vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 12 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

77 %
6% slightly better overall score
72 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

93 %
32% slightly better gaming score
70 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

72 %
72 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

71 %
72 %
1% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

18% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score
Geekbench (single) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

70% significantly higher Geekbench (single) score
3DMark Physics score

3DMark Physics score

Physics simulation benchmark

32% slightly higher 3DMark Physics score



Number of physical processing units

49% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

49% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3.8 GHz
8% slightly higher clock speed
3.5 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4.7 GHz
11% slightly higher turbo speed
4.2 GHz


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

105 W
71% significantly lower TDP
180 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

100% significantly more memory channels

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

512 KiB
1152 KiB
125% significantly more L1 cache

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

4 MiB
6 MiB
49% significantly more L2 cache

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

32 MiB
32 MiB

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

56th of 1,233
70th of 1,233


The product line

Ryzen 7 Desktop
Ryzen Threadripper

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

May 2020
July 2017

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Ryzen 7 5800X vs Ryzen Threadripper 1920X comparison

In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 7 5800X beats the Ryzen Threadripper 1920X in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen Threadripper 1920X in all gaming tests too.

In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Ryzen Threadripper 1920X has significantly more cores than the Ryzen 7 5800X. Indeed, the Ryzen Threadripper 1920X has 12 cores compared to 8 cores found in the Ryzen 7 5800X. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 7 5800X. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 7 5800X has a slightly higher clock speed than the Ryzen Threadripper 1920X. Also, the Ryzen 7 5800X has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Ryzen 7 5800X CPU outputs less heat than a Ryzen Threadripper 1920X CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. The info from our database shows that the Ryzen Threadripper 1920X has more L2 cache than the Ryzen 7 5800X. However, both these chips have the same amount of L3 cache.

Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 5800X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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