AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X - Benchmark, Test and specs

The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X has 32 cores with 64 threads and is based on the 3. gen of the AMD Ryzen Threadripper series. The processor uses a mainboard with the TRX4 (sTRX4) socket and was released in Q4/2019.
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
CPU lineageCPU lineage
Name: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
Family: AMD Ryzen Threadripper
CPU group: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3000
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 3
Predecessor: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX
Successor: --
CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency
CPU Cores / Threads: 32 / 64
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 32x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 3.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (32 Cores): 3.80 GHz
Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe
Memory type: DDR4-3200
Max. Memory: 2048 GB
Memory channels: 4
Bandwidth: 102.4 GB/s
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 4.0 x 72
AES-NI: Yes
Thermal ManagementThermal Management
TDP (PL1): 280 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 95 °C
Technical detailsTechnical details
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 128.00 MB
Architecture: Castle Peak (Zen 2)
Technology: 7 nm
Virtualization: AMD-V, SVM
Socket: TRX4 (sTRX4)
Release date: Q4/2019
Part Number: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X 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 i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
1276
AMD Ryzen 7 5700U AMD Ryzen 7 5700U
8C 16T @ 1.80 GHz
1274
Intel Core i7-9800X Intel Core i7-9800X
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
1271
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
1270
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 3.80 GHz
1270
AMD Ryzen 3 3300X AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1267
Intel Core i9-10940X Intel Core i9-10940X
14C 28T @ 3.30 GHz
1263
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.

Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L
28C 56T @ 2.70 GHz
49876
AMD Epyc 7702 AMD Epyc 7702
64C 128T @ 2.00 GHz
49035
AMD Epyc 7702P AMD Epyc 7702P
64C 128T @ 2.00 GHz
49035
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
47102
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
32C 64T @ 3.50 GHz
43450
AMD Epyc 7502P AMD Epyc 7502P
32C 64T @ 2.50 GHz
36403
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 3.80 GHz
34255
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.

Intel Core i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
518
Intel Core i9-9900KF Intel Core i9-9900KF
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
518
Intel Core i3-1115G4 Intel Core i3-1115G4
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
514
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
509
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
32C 64T @ 3.50 GHz
509
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 3.80 GHz
509
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
509
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 7702 AMD Epyc 7702
64C 128T @ 2.00 GHz
18857
AMD Epyc 7662 AMD Epyc 7662
64C 128T @ 2.00 GHz
18203
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
32C 64T @ 3.50 GHz
17768
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
17444
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 3.80 GHz
13552
Intel Xeon W-3175X Intel Xeon W-3175X
28C 56T @ 3.10 GHz
12975
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
32C 64T @ 3.00 GHz
11463
Show all Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core) 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.

Intel Core i7-10850H Intel Core i7-10850H
6C 12T @ 2.70 GHz
210
Intel Xeon W-2245 Intel Xeon W-2245
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
210
Intel Xeon W-2255 Intel Xeon W-2255
10C 20T @ 3.70 GHz
210
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
209
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
32C 64T @ 3.50 GHz
209
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 3.80 GHz
209
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
209
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 Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
10542
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
32C 64T @ 3.50 GHz
7575
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
7398
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 3.80 GHz
5933
Intel Xeon W-3175X Intel Xeon W-3175X
28C 56T @ 3.10 GHz
5514
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
32C 64T @ 3.00 GHz
5189
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
16C 32T @ 3.40 GHz
4569
Show all Cinebench R15 (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.

Intel Core i9-10900T Intel Core i9-10900T
10C 20T @ 1.90 GHz
1279
Intel Core i7-10875H Intel Core i7-10875H
8C 16T @ 2.30 GHz
1278
Intel Core i7-7740X Intel Core i7-7740X
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
1277
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
1274
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 3.80 GHz
1274
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
1271
Intel Core i5-1130G7 Intel Core i5-1130G7
4C 8T @ 1.80 GHz
1269
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.

Apple M1 Ultra (48-GPU) Apple M1 Ultra (48-GPU)
20C 20T @ 3.20 GHz
24055
Apple M1 Ultra (64-GPU) Apple M1 Ultra (64-GPU)
20C 20T @ 3.20 GHz
24055
Intel Xeon W-3175X Intel Xeon W-3175X
28C 56T @ 3.10 GHz
23465
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
22727
AMD Epyc 73F3 AMD Epyc 73F3
16C 32T @ 3.50 GHz
21125
AMD Epyc 7343 AMD Epyc 7343
16C 32T @ 3.20 GHz
20897
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 3.80 GHz
19851
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) 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 Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
69450
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX
64C 128T @ 2.70 GHz
51241
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
39785
AMD Epyc 7702P AMD Epyc 7702P
64C 128T @ 2.00 GHz
38142
AMD Epyc 7702 AMD Epyc 7702
64C 128T @ 2.00 GHz
38142
Intel Xeon W-3175X Intel Xeon W-3175X
28C 56T @ 3.10 GHz
34552
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
32C 64T @ 3.50 GHz
33465
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 7501 AMD Epyc 7501
32C 64T @ 2.00 GHz
32.5
AMD Epyc 7551 AMD Epyc 7551
32C 64T @ 2.00 GHz
32.5
AMD Epyc 7551P AMD Epyc 7551P
32C 64T @ 2.00 GHz
32.5
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
32
Intel Xeon Platinum 8358P Intel Xeon Platinum 8358P
32C 64T @ 2.60 GHz
29.5
Intel Xeon Platinum 8358 Intel Xeon Platinum 8358
32C 64T @ 2.60 GHz
29.5
AMD Epyc 7502P AMD Epyc 7502P
32C 64T @ 2.50 GHz
27.75
Show all Monero Hashrate kH/s 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 7713P AMD Epyc 7713P
64C 128T @ 2.00 GHz
1225
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
1087
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX
64C 128T @ 2.70 GHz
994
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
710
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
32C 64T @ 3.50 GHz
680
Intel Xeon Gold 6342 Intel Xeon Gold 6342
24C 48T @ 2.80 GHz
650
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 3.80 GHz
542
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 Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX
64C 128T @ 2.70 GHz
88725
AMD Epyc 7763 AMD Epyc 7763
64C 128T @ 2.45 GHz
88338
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
80798
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
64198
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
32C 64T @ 3.50 GHz
63812
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 3.80 GHz
55032
AMD Epyc 7742 AMD Epyc 7742
64C 128T @ 2.25 GHz
47359
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 Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
28.9
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
44.5
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 3.80 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 @ 3.00 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 @ 2.60 GHz
77
Show all Blender 2.81 (bmw27) results



Leaderboards

In our leaderboards, we have clearly compiled the best processors for specific categories for you. The leaderboards are always up to date and are regularly updated by us. The best processors are selected according to popularity and speed in benchmarks as well as the price-performance ratio.


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