Intel Core i7-9700KF vs AMD Ryzen 7 3800X

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-9700KF CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
Intel Core i7-9700KF AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
Intel Core i7 Family AMD Ryzen 7
Intel Core i 9000 CPU group AMD Ryzen 3000
9 Generation 3
Coffee Lake S Refresh Architecture Matisse (Zen 2)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Core i7-8700K Predecessor --
Intel Core i7-10700KF Successor AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 8
8 Threads 16
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.60 GHz Frequency 3.90 GHz
4.90 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.50 GHz
4.60 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.20 GHz

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

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

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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 & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR4-2666 Memory DDR4-3200
128 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 Memory channels 2
-- Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s
No ECC Yes
L2 Cache
12.00 MB L3 Cache 32.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 4.0
16 PCIe lanes 20

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

95 W TDP (PL1) 105 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

14 nm Technology 7 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
LGA 1151-2 Socket AM4
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q4/2018 Release date Q3/2019
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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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
1336 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
1325 (99%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
10326 (80%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
12874 (100%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
509 (100%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
4960 (100%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
1302 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
1271 (98%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
7421 (82%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
9065 (100%)
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
557 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
517 (93%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
4164 (75%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
5544 (100%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
134 (74%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
182 (100%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
17204 (74%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
23322 (100%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
288.4 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
167.6 (58%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
6972 (72%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
9654 (100%)
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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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Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
4.25 (44%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
9.75 (100%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
214 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
209 (98%)
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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
1520 (70%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
2165 (100%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
5472 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
0 (0%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
28670 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
0 (0%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
2.51 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 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.

Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
16.8 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

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