AMD EPYC 7601 vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X

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AMD EPYC 7601 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
AMD EPYC 7601 AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X

CPU comparison

AMD EPYC 7601 or AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X ? In this comparison, we check which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD EPYC 7601 has 32 cores with 64 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.20 GHz. Up to GB of memory is supported in 8 (Octa Channel) memory channels. The AMD EPYC 7601 was released in Q3/2017.

The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X has 64 cores with 128 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.30 GHz. The CPU supports up to 2048 GB of memory in 4 (Quad Channel) memory channels. The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X was released in Q1/2020.
AMD EPYC Family AMD Ryzen Threadripper
AMD EPYC 7001 CPU group AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3000
1 Generation 3
Naples (Zen) Architecture Castle Peak (Zen 2)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the AMD EPYC 7601 or AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

32 Cores 64
64 Threads 128
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? Yes
2.20 GHz Frequency 2.90 GHz
3.20 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.30 GHz
2.70 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.20 GHz

Internal Graphics

The AMD EPYC 7601 or AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
GPU frequency
GPU (Turbo)
GPU Generation
Technology
Max. displays
Execution units
Shader
Max. GPU Memory
DirectX Version

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR4-2666 Memory DDR4-3200
Max. Memory 2048 GB
8 (Octa Channel) Memory channels 4 (Quad Channel)
-- Bandwidth 102.4 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
L2 Cache
64.00 MB L3 Cache 256.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 4.0
128 PCIe lanes 64

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

180 W TDP (PL1) 280 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the AMD EPYC 7601 or AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

14 nm Technology 7 nm
Chiplet Chip design Chiplet
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
SP3 Socket TRX4 (sTRX4)
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q3/2017 Release date Q1/2020
4000 $ Release price 3990 $
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Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 4.30 GHz
1284 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R23 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 2.70 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 3.20 GHz
64355 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 3.20 GHz
307 (62%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 4.30 GHz
495 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 2.70 GHz
7445 (30%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 3.20 GHz
24763 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 4.30 GHz
1219 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 2.70 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 3.20 GHz
34670 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
26731 (100%)
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core) results



Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 2.70 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 3.20 GHz
1087 (100%)
Show all Blender 3.1 Benchmark results



Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 2.70 GHz
33500 (41%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 3.20 GHz
81479 (100%)
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 2.70 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 3.20 GHz
28.9 (100%)
Show all Blender 2.81 (bmw27) results



V-Ray CPU-Render Benchmark

V-Ray is a 3D rendering software from the manufacturer Chaos for designers and artists. Unlike many other render engines, V-Ray is capable of so-called hybrid rendering, in which the CPU and GPU work together at the same time.

However, the CPU benchmark we used (CPU Render Mode) only uses the system's processor. The working memory used plays a major role in the V-Ray benchmark. For our benchmarks we use the fastest RAM standard approved by the manufacturer (without overclocking).

Due to the high compatibility of V-Ray (including Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, Cinema 4D, SketchUp, Unreal Engine and Blender), it is a frequently used software. With V-Ray, for example, photorealistic images can be rendered that laypeople cannot distinguish from normal photos.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
73455 (100%)
Show all V-Ray CPU-Render Benchmark results



Monero Hashrate kH/s

The crypto currency Monero has been using the RandomX algorithm since November 2019. This PoW (proof of work) algorithm can only efficiently be calculated using a processor (CPU) or a graphics card (GPU). The CryptoNight algorithm was used for Monero until November 2019, but it could be calculated using ASICs. RandomX benefits from a high number of CPU cores, cache and a fast connection of the memory via as many memory channels as possible. Tested with XMRig v6.x under the operation system HiveOS.

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AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 2.20 GHz
35 (59%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
59 (100%)
Show all Monero Hashrate kH/s results



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 3.20 GHz
141 (71%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 4.30 GHz
200 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 2.70 GHz
4068 (39%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 3.20 GHz
10542 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 3.20 GHz
3763 (100%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 4.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 2.70 GHz
70747 (100%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 3.20 GHz
1.73 (100%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 4.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 2.70 GHz
41.21 (100%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Devices using this processor

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