AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X was released in Q3/2018 and has 16 cores. The processor can process 32 threads simultaneously and uses a mainboard with the socket TR4 (SP3r2). In the Geekbench 5 benchmark, the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X achieved a result of 1,137 points (single-core) or 12,458 points (multi-core).
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

At a glance

Name: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
Family: AMD Ryzen Threadripper (13)
CPU group: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2000 (4)
Architecture: Colfax (Zen+)
Technology: 12 nm
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 2
Predecessor: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X has 16 cores. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X is 3.50 GHz (4.40 GHz). An initial performance assessment can be made using the number of CPU cores.

CPU Cores / Threads: 16 / 32
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 16x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 3.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.40 GHz
Turbo Frequency (16 Cores): 3.50 GHz

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X supports a maximum of memory. Depending on the mainboard, the processor can use a maximum of 4 (Quad Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum bandwidth of the main memory of 93.8 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2933
93.8 GB/s
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 4 (Quad Channel)
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 3.0 x 64
PCIe Bandwidth: 63.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X has a TDP of 180 W. Based on the TDP, the system manufacturer can and must adapt the cooling solution to the processor.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 180 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Modern production reduces the waste heat of a processor and increases its efficiency. The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X is made in 12 nm and has 40.00 MB cache.

Technology: 12 nm
Chip design: Chiplet
Socket: TR4 (SP3r2)
L2-Cache: 8.00 MB
L3-Cache: 32.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: AMD-V, SVM
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
Release date: Q3/2018
Release price: 899 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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 i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
1141
AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
1137
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
1129
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
16C 32T @ 4.40 GHz
1127
Intel Core i7-10610U Intel Core i7-10610U
4C 8T @ 4.90 GHz
1124
Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1124
Intel Core i5-10310U Intel Core i5-10310U
4C 8T @ 4.40 GHz
1123

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 Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.50 GHz
21878
Intel Core i7-12700 Intel Core i7-12700
12C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
21568
Intel Core i7-12700F Intel Core i7-12700F
12C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
21568
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
16C 32T @ 3.50 GHz
21444
Intel Core i9-10940X Intel Core i9-10940X
14C 28T @ 4.20 GHz
21309
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.20 GHz
21216
Intel Core i7-13650HX Intel Core i7-13650HX
14C 20T @ 4.40 GHz
20999

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 Xeon W-3225 Intel Xeon W-3225
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
1142
Intel Xeon E5-1680 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1680 v3
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
1141
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4350G AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4350G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1140
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
16C 32T @ 4.40 GHz
1137
Intel Core i7-10610U Intel Core i7-10610U
4C 8T @ 4.90 GHz
1137
AMD Ryzen 5 3500 AMD Ryzen 5 3500
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
1137
Intel Xeon Gold 6238R Intel Xeon Gold 6238R
28C 56T @ 4.00 GHz
1136

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 i7-12800H Intel Core i7-12800H
14C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
12465
Intel Core i7-12800HE Intel Core i7-12800HE
14C 20T @ 3.40 GHz
12465
Intel Core i7-12800HL Intel Core i7-12800HL
14C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
12465
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
16C 32T @ 3.50 GHz
12458
Intel Xeon W-2175 Intel Xeon W-2175
14C 28T @ 3.60 GHz
12458
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
12C 24T @ 4.00 GHz
12454
Intel Xeon Silver 4216 Intel Xeon Silver 4216
16C 32T @ 2.30 GHz
12286

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i5-1034G1 Intel Core i5-1034G1
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
1259
Intel Core i5-1035G1 Intel Core i5-1035G1
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
1259
Intel Core i7-7660U Intel Core i7-7660U
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
1258
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
16C 32T @ 4.40 GHz
1255
Intel Core i5-8279U Intel Core i5-8279U
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
1255
AMD Ryzen 7 4700S AMD Ryzen 7 4700S
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
1254
Intel Core i7-6900K Intel Core i7-6900K
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
1254

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4
20C 40T @ 2.80 GHz
8824
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
8820
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 AMD Ryzen 5 5600
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
8816
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
16C 32T @ 3.50 GHz
8814
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5750G AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5750G
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
8814
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
8769
Intel Xeon W-2170B Intel Xeon W-2170B
14C 28T @ 3.60 GHz
8729

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 Xeon E-2224 Intel Xeon E-2224
4C 4T @ 4.60 GHz
451
Intel Core i5-10400 Intel Core i5-10400
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
450
Intel Core i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
450
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
16C 32T @ 4.40 GHz
449
Intel Core i9-9900T Intel Core i9-9900T
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
449
AMD Ryzen 5 4680U AMD Ryzen 5 4680U
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
448
Intel Core i5-11260H Intel Core i5-11260H
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
448

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 Ryzen 7 8700F AMD Ryzen 7 8700F
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
7061
AMD Ryzen 7 8700G AMD Ryzen 7 8700G
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
7061
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8700G AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8700G
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
7061
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
16C 32T @ 3.50 GHz
7003
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
12C 24T @ 4.00 GHz
6954
Intel Core i9-12900HK Intel Core i9-12900HK
14C 20T @ 3.80 GHz
6892
AMD EPYC 7451 AMD EPYC 7451
24C 48T @ 2.90 GHz
6768

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 i7-12700 Intel Core i7-12700
12C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
284
Intel Core i7-12700F Intel Core i7-12700F
12C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
284
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
12C 24T @ 4.00 GHz
281
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
16C 32T @ 3.50 GHz
272
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
16C 32T @ 3.50 GHz
271
Intel Core i9-12900HK Intel Core i9-12900HK
14C 20T @ 3.80 GHz
260
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 3.80 GHz
251

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 Xeon Gold 6248 Intel Xeon Gold 6248
20C 40T @ 3.00 GHz
29512
AMD EPYC 7282 AMD EPYC 7282
16C 32T @ 3.00 GHz
29488
Intel Xeon Gold 6154 Intel Xeon Gold 6154
18C 36T @ 3.20 GHz
29475
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
16C 32T @ 3.50 GHz
29400
Intel Xeon Gold 6254 Intel Xeon Gold 6254
18C 36T @ 3.50 GHz
29387
Intel Xeon Platinum 8260 Intel Xeon Platinum 8260
24C 48T @ 2.40 GHz
29369
Intel Xeon Silver 4314 Intel Xeon Silver 4314
16C 32T @ 2.40 GHz
29359

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 i9-7960X Intel Core i9-7960X
16C 32T @ 3.60 GHz
111.4
Intel Core i9-10920X Intel Core i9-10920X
12C 24T @ 4.40 GHz
115.3
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
12C 24T @ 4.00 GHz
115.9
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
16C 32T @ 3.50 GHz
116.3
Intel Core i9-7920X Intel Core i9-7920X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
120.9
Intel Core i9-7940X Intel Core i9-7940X
14C 28T @ 3.70 GHz
121.7
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
16C 32T @ 3.50 GHz
124

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 i5-13600K Intel Core i5-13600K
14C 20T @ 3.50 GHz
9848
Intel Core i9-10980XE Intel Core i9-10980XE
18C 36T @ 3.00 GHz
9733
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
9520
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
16C 32T @ 3.50 GHz
9221
Intel Core i9-9980XE Intel Core i9-9980XE
18C 36T @ 3.00 GHz
9092
Intel Core i5-13600 Intel Core i5-13600
14C 20T @ 2.70 GHz
8835
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 2.50 GHz
8727

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 Xeon E3-1240 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v6
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
182
Intel Xeon E3-1245 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1245 v6
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
182
Intel Core i3-7350K Intel Core i3-7350K
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
181
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
16C 32T @ 4.40 GHz
180
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 4.10 GHz
180
Intel Core i5-7640X Intel Core i5-7640X
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
180
Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
180

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 Xeon Gold 6154 Intel Xeon Gold 6154
18C 36T @ 3.20 GHz
3210
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT
12C 24T @ 4.60 GHz
3192
Intel Xeon Gold 6150 Intel Xeon Gold 6150
18C 36T @ 3.20 GHz
3188
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
16C 32T @ 3.50 GHz
3187
Intel Xeon W-2275 Intel Xeon W-2275
14C 28T @ 4.00 GHz
3179
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.20 GHz
3174
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
12C 24T @ 4.00 GHz
3168

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