Ryzen 9 3900X vs Ryzen Threadripper 3990X benchmarks
According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Ryzen 9 3900X is faster than the Ryzen Threadripper 3990X. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen Threadripper 3990X in all gaming tests too.
When comparing core counts for these CPUs, we notice that the Ryzen Threadripper 3990X has significantly more cores with 64 cores compared to the Ryzen 9 3900X that has 12 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 9 3900X. Our comparison shows that the Ryzen 9 3900X has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen Threadripper 3990X. Also, the Ryzen 9 3900X has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Ryzen 9 3900X CPU outputs less heat than a Ryzen Threadripper 3990X CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. The cache sizes of these CPUs are different. Indeed, the Ryzen Threadripper 3990X has significantly more L2 cache than the Ryzen 9 3900X. The Ryzen Threadripper 3990X also has significantly more L3 cache.
Most CPUs have more threads than cores. This technology, colloquially called hyperthreading, improves performance by splitting a core into multiple virtual ones. This provides more efficient utilisation of a core. Indeed, the Ryzen 9 3900X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.