AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X was released in Q4/2019 and has 24 cores. The processor can process 48 threads simultaneously and uses a mainboard with the socket TRX4 (sTRX4). In the Geekbench 5 benchmark, the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X achieved a result of 1,274 points (single-core) or 21,436 points (multi-core).
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X

At a glance

Name: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
Family: AMD Ryzen Threadripper (13)
CPU group: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3000 (3)
Architecture: Castle Peak (Zen 2)
Technology: 7 nm
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 3
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X has 24 cores. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X is 3.80 GHz (4.50 GHz). An initial performance assessment can be made using the number of CPU cores.

CPU Cores / Threads: 24 / 48
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 24x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 3.80 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (24 Cores): 4.00 GHz

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X supports a maximum of 2048 GB 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 51.2 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-3200
51.2 GB/s
Max. Memory: 2048 GB
Memory channels: 4 (Quad Channel)
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 4.0 x 64
PCIe Bandwidth: 126.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X has a TDP of 280 W. Based on the TDP, the system manufacturer can and must adapt the cooling solution to the processor.

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

Technical details

Modern production reduces the waste heat of a processor and increases its efficiency. The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X is made in 7 nm and has 140.00 MB cache.

Technology: 7 nm
Chip design: Chiplet
Socket: TRX4 (sTRX4)
L2-Cache: 12.00 MB
L3-Cache: 128.00 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: Q4/2019
Release price: 1435 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X 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 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 AMD Ryzen 5 5500
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
82
AMD Ryzen 7 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
82
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7730U
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
82
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 4.50 GHz
81
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
81
AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
81
Intel Core i9-10900KF Intel Core i9-10900KF
10C 20T @ 5.30 GHz
80

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
16C 32T @ 5.70 GHz
2108
Intel Core i7-14700K Intel Core i7-14700K
20C 28T @ 5.60 GHz
2021
Intel Core i7-14700KF Intel Core i7-14700KF
20C 28T @ 5.60 GHz
2021
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 4.50 GHz
2011
Apple M2 Ultra (76-GPU) Apple M2 Ultra (76-GPU)
24C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
1918
Apple M2 Ultra (60-GPU) Apple M2 Ultra (60-GPU)
24C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
1918
Intel Xeon W-3175X Intel Xeon W-3175X
28C 56T @ 3.80 GHz
1848

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 i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6C 6T @ 4.60 GHz
1276
AMD Ryzen 7 5700U AMD Ryzen 7 5700U
8C 16T @ 4.30 GHz
1274
Intel Core i7-9800X Intel Core i7-9800X
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
1271
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 4.50 GHz
1270
AMD Ryzen 3 3300X AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
1267
Intel Core i9-10940X Intel Core i9-10940X
14C 28T @ 4.80 GHz
1263
AMD Ryzen 7 4980U AMD Ryzen 7 4980U
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
1262

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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.20 GHz
38657
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
16C 32T @ 5.00 GHz
38581
AMD EPYC 7502P AMD EPYC 7502P
32C 64T @ 3.00 GHz
36403
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 4.00 GHz
34255
Intel Core i9-14900F Intel Core i9-14900F
24C 32T @ 5.40 GHz
33820
Intel Core i9-14900 Intel Core i9-14900
24C 32T @ 5.40 GHz
33820
Intel Core i7-14700KF Intel Core i7-14700KF
20C 28T @ 5.30 GHz
33572

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 i7-10875H Intel Core i7-10875H
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
1278
Intel Core i7-10850H Intel Core i7-10850H
6C 12T @ 5.10 GHz
1277
Intel Core i7-7740X Intel Core i7-7740X
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
1277
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 4.50 GHz
1274
Intel Xeon W-2275 Intel Xeon W-2275
14C 28T @ 4.80 GHz
1274
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 4.50 GHz
1274
Intel Xeon W-2255 Intel Xeon W-2255
10C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
1272

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 Xeon Gold 6336Y Intel Xeon Gold 6336Y
24C 48T @ 3.00 GHz
21549
Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L
28C 56T @ 2.70 GHz
21508
AMD EPYC 7402 AMD EPYC 7402
24C 48T @ 3.20 GHz
21494
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 4.00 GHz
21436
Intel Xeon Gold 6238R Intel Xeon Gold 6238R
28C 56T @ 2.40 GHz
21433
Intel Xeon W-3275 Intel Xeon W-3275
28C 56T @ 3.40 GHz
21369
Intel Xeon W-3275M Intel Xeon W-3275M
28C 56T @ 3.40 GHz
21369

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.
AMD Ryzen 9 3900 AMD Ryzen 9 3900
12C 24T @ 4.30 GHz
1688
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900 AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
12C 24T @ 4.30 GHz
1688
Intel Xeon E-2224G Intel Xeon E-2224G
4C 4T @ 4.70 GHz
1688
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 4.50 GHz
1684
Intel Core i9-10980HK Intel Core i9-10980HK
8C 16T @ 5.30 GHz
1676
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
1672
AMD EPYC 7643 AMD EPYC 7643
48C 96T @ 3.60 GHz
1671

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 Core i7-13650HX Intel Core i7-13650HX
14C 20T @ 4.40 GHz
14077
Intel Core i7-12800HX Intel Core i7-12800HX
16C 24T @ 2.00 GHz
13946
Intel Core i7-12850HX Intel Core i7-12850HX
16C 24T @ 2.00 GHz
13946
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 4.00 GHz
13875
Intel Core i7-13700HX Intel Core i7-13700HX
16C 24T @ 4.20 GHz
13825
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5945WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5945WX
12C 24T @ 4.30 GHz
13824
Apple M3 Pro (11-CPU 14-GPU) Apple M3 Pro (11-CPU 14-GPU)
11C 11T @ 3.80 GHz
13755

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 i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
518
AMD Ryzen 5 5600HS AMD Ryzen 5 5600HS
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
517
Intel Core i3-1115G4 Intel Core i3-1115G4
2C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
514
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 4.50 GHz
509
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
32C 64T @ 4.20 GHz
509
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 4.50 GHz
509
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
509

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 i9-13900K Intel Core i9-13900K
24C 32T @ 5.50 GHz
15350
Intel Core i9-13900KF Intel Core i9-13900KF
24C 32T @ 5.50 GHz
15350
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.20 GHz
15120
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 4.00 GHz
13552
AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX3D AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX3D
16C 32T @ 2.30 GHz
13036
Intel Xeon W-3175X Intel Xeon W-3175X
28C 56T @ 3.80 GHz
12975
AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX
16C 32T @ 2.50 GHz
12914

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 Ryzen 9 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.20 GHz
608
Intel Core i9-13900K Intel Core i9-13900K
24C 32T @ 5.50 GHz
557
Intel Core i9-13900KF Intel Core i9-13900KF
24C 32T @ 5.50 GHz
557
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 4.00 GHz
542
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
32C 64T @ 3.00 GHz
479
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
12C 24T @ 5.40 GHz
462
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
16C 32T @ 4.20 GHz
461

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 7443P AMD EPYC 7443P
24C 48T @ 3.60 GHz
57691
AMD EPYC 7542 AMD EPYC 7542
32C 64T @ 3.20 GHz
56727
AMD EPYC 7543 AMD EPYC 7543
32C 64T @ 3.30 GHz
56570
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 4.00 GHz
54800
AMD EPYC 7532 AMD EPYC 7532
32C 64T @ 2.90 GHz
54674
Intel Xeon Platinum 8358 Intel Xeon Platinum 8358
32C 64T @ 3.00 GHz
54428
AMD EPYC 7443 AMD EPYC 7443
24C 48T @ 3.60 GHz
53781

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 Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 3.20 GHz
28.9
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.80 GHz
44.5
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 4.00 GHz
59.2
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
32C 64T @ 3.00 GHz
67.7
Intel Core i9-10980XE Intel Core i9-10980XE
18C 36T @ 4.30 GHz
74.9
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX
24C 48T @ 3.00 GHz
75.3
Intel Core i9-7980XE Intel Core i9-7980XE
18C 36T @ 3.50 GHz
77

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 Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
32C 64T @ 3.50 GHz
20747
Intel Core i9-13900K Intel Core i9-13900K
24C 32T @ 3.00 GHz
16715
Intel Core i9-13900KF Intel Core i9-13900KF
24C 32T @ 3.00 GHz
16715
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 3.80 GHz
16082
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
32C 64T @ 3.00 GHz
15823
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 4.50 GHz
15670
Intel Core i7-14700KF Intel Core i7-14700KF
20C 28T @ 3.40 GHz
14988

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 i7-10850H Intel Core i7-10850H
6C 12T @ 5.10 GHz
210
Intel Xeon W-2245 Intel Xeon W-2245
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
210
Intel Xeon W-2255 Intel Xeon W-2255
10C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
210
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 4.50 GHz
209
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
32C 64T @ 4.20 GHz
209
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 4.50 GHz
209
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
209

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 i9-13900KS Intel Core i9-13900KS
24C 32T @ 5.60 GHz
6220
Intel Core i9-13900K Intel Core i9-13900K
24C 32T @ 5.50 GHz
6141
Intel Core i9-13900KF Intel Core i9-13900KF
24C 32T @ 5.50 GHz
6141
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 4.00 GHz
5933
AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX3D AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX3D
16C 32T @ 2.30 GHz
5602
AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX
16C 32T @ 2.50 GHz
5597
Intel Xeon W-3175X Intel Xeon W-3175X
28C 56T @ 3.80 GHz
5514

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