Ryzen 9 4900HS vs Ryzen Threadripper 3990X comparison
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Ryzen Threadripper 3990X performs better than the Ryzen 9 4900HS. Despite this, the Ryzen 9 4900HS has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
With info from our database, we find that the Ryzen Threadripper 3990X has significantly more cores with 8 whereas the Ryzen 9 4900HS has 64. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 9 4900HS. Our comparison shows that the Ryzen 9 4900HS has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen Threadripper 3990X. Furthermore, both these CPUs have identical turbo speeds. A Ryzen 9 4900HS 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. In terms of cache, the Ryzen Threadripper 3990X has significantly more L2 cache when compared to the Ryzen 9 4900HS. 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 4900HS has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.