AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920 vs Intel Core i9-9920X

Compare AMD 12 core CPU vs Intel Core X-series 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

88 %
91 %
3% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

67 %
67 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

97 %
99 %
2% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

101 %
102 %
0% slightly better heavy workload score

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Number of physical processing units



Number of logical processing units


Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3 GHz
4 GHz
9% slightly higher clock speed

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4 GHz
4 GHz
15% slightly higher turbo speed


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

140 W
17% slightly lower TDP
165 W

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

1,152 KiB
49% significantly more L1 cache
768 KiB

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

32 MiB
28% slightly more L3 cache
25 MiB

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

84th of 1,327
78th of 1,327


The product line

Core X-series

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

July 2017
November 2018

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 Threadripper 1920 vs Core i9-9920X benchmarks

In our benchmarks, the Core i9-9920X beats the Ryzen Threadripper 1920 in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen Threadripper 1920 in all gaming tests too.

When comparing these CPUs we notice that they have the same number of cores and the same number of threads. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Core i9-9920X has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen Threadripper 1920. Also, the Core i9-9920X has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Ryzen Threadripper 1920 CPU outputs less heat than a Core i9-9920X CPU because of its slightly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

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 Threadripper 1920 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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