Ryzen 9 5950X vs Ryzen Threadripper 3960X comparison
According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Ryzen Threadripper 3960X is faster than the Ryzen 9 5950X. Despite this, the Ryzen 9 5950X has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
When comparing core counts for these CPUs, we notice that the Ryzen Threadripper 3960X has significantly more cores with 24 cores compared to the Ryzen 9 5950X that has 16 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 9 5950X. Our comparison shows that the Ryzen Threadripper 3960X has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 9 5950X. Despite this, the Ryzen 9 5950X has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Ryzen 9 5950X CPU outputs less heat than a Ryzen Threadripper 3960X 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 3960X has significantly more L2 cache when compared to the Ryzen 9 5950X. The Ryzen Threadripper 3960X also has significantly more 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 9 5950X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.