AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X vs Intel Xeon Gold 6136

Compare AMD Ryzen Threadripper 16 core CPU vs Intel Xeon Scalable 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

93 %
16% slightly better overall score
80 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

64 %
8% slightly better gaming score
59 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

104 %
19% slightly better multitasking score
87 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

111 %
23% slightly better heavy workload score
90 %

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

7% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

2% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score



Number of physical processing units

33% slightly more cores


Number of logical processing units

33% slightly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3 GHz
13% slightly higher clock speed
3 GHz


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

180 W
150 W
20% slightly lower TDP

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

49% significantly more memory channels

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

69th of 1,337
123rd of 1,337


The product line

Ryzen Threadripper
Xeon Scalable

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

July 2017
August 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 Threadripper 1950X vs Xeon Gold 6136 specs and performance

Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Ryzen Threadripper 1950X performs better than the Xeon Gold 6136. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Xeon Gold 6136 in all gaming tests too.

With info from our database, we find that the Ryzen Threadripper 1950X has slightly more cores with 16 cores whereas the Xeon Gold 6136 has 12 cores. It also has more threads than the Xeon Gold 6136. Our comparison shows that the Ryzen Threadripper 1950X has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Xeon Gold 6136. The Xeon Gold 6136 outputs less heat than Ryzen Threadripper 1950X thanks to a slightly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the Ryzen Threadripper 1950X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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