AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X - Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X has 64 cores with 128 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 Q1/2020.
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
CPU lineageCPU lineage
Name: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
Family: AMD Ryzen Threadripper
CPU group: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3000
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 3
Predecessor: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
Successor: --
CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

CPU Cores / Threads: 64 / 128
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 64x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 2.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.30 GHz
Turbo Frequency (64 Cores): 3.20 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 64
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: 256.00 MB
Architecture: Castle Peak (Zen 2)
Documents: --
Technology: 7 nm
Virtualization: AMD-V, SVM
Socket: TRX4 (sTRX4)
Release date: Q1/2020
Part Number: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X 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 i5-8600K Intel Core i5-8600K
6C 6T @ 3.60 GHz
1261
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
1255
Intel Core i7-10700F Intel Core i7-10700F
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
1255
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
1254
Intel Core i3-7350K Intel Core i3-7350K
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
1251
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
1250
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
1246
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 Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
74422
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX
64C 128T @ 2.70 GHz
73220
AMD Epyc 7763 AMD Epyc 7763
64C 128T @ 2.45 GHz
61455
Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L
28C 56T @ 2.70 GHz
49876
AMD Epyc 7702P AMD Epyc 7702P
64C 128T @ 2.00 GHz
49035
AMD Epyc 7702 AMD Epyc 7702
64C 128T @ 2.00 GHz
49035
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
47102
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 i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
499
Intel Core i7-10700F Intel Core i7-10700F
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
499
Intel Core i7-7820X Intel Core i7-7820X
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
498
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
495
AMD Ryzen 7 5700U AMD Ryzen 7 5700U
8C 16T @ 1.80 GHz
495
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750GE AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750GE
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
495
AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
495
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 Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
24763
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX
64C 128T @ 2.70 GHz
24463
AMD Epyc 7742 AMD Epyc 7742
64C 128T @ 2.25 GHz
20644
AMD Epyc 7702P AMD Epyc 7702P
64C 128T @ 2.00 GHz
18857
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
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 Ryzen 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
1225
AMD Ryzen 9 4900U AMD Ryzen 9 4900U
8C 16T @ 2.00 GHz
1225
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750GE AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750GE
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
1221
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
1219
Intel Xeon E-2226GE Intel Xeon E-2226GE
6C 6T @ 3.40 GHz
1218
Intel Xeon E-2224G Intel Xeon E-2224G
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1218
Intel Core i7-9700F Intel Core i7-9700F
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
1218
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 7543 AMD Epyc 7543
32C 64T @ 2.80 GHz
36650
AMD Epyc 7543P AMD Epyc 7543P
32C 64T @ 2.80 GHz
36650
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX
64C 128T @ 2.70 GHz
36215
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
34670
AMD Epyc 7513 AMD Epyc 7513
32C 64T @ 2.60 GHz
31241
AMD Epyc 7453 AMD Epyc 7453
28C 56T @ 2.75 GHz
28160
AMD Epyc 74F3 AMD Epyc 74F3
24C 48T @ 3.20 GHz
27866
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.




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 7713 AMD Epyc 7713
64C 128T @ 2.00 GHz
1225
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
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 7763 AMD Epyc 7763
64C 128T @ 2.45 GHz
88338
AMD Epyc 7773X AMD Epyc 7773X
64C 128T @ 2.20 GHzNot verified
85554
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX
64C 128T @ 2.70 GHz
84202
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
81479
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5975WX
32C 64T @ 3.60 GHz
80910
AMD Epyc 7643 AMD Epyc 7643
48C 96T @ 2.30 GHz
76440
AMD Epyc 7742 AMD Epyc 7742
64C 128T @ 2.25 GHz
68759
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



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.

To trade Monero you can register with the crypto broker Kraken.com. We've been customers there for a few years now and have been very satisfied so far.

AMD Epyc 7742 AMD Epyc 7742
64C 128T @ 2.25 GHz
92
AMD Epyc 7702 AMD Epyc 7702
64C 128T @ 2.00 GHz
84
AMD Epyc 7702P AMD Epyc 7702P
64C 128T @ 2.00 GHz
84
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
59
AMD Epyc 7713 AMD Epyc 7713
64C 128T @ 2.00 GHz
40
AMD Epyc 7713P AMD Epyc 7713P
64C 128T @ 2.00 GHz
40
AMD Epyc 7601 AMD Epyc 7601
32C 64T @ 2.20 GHz
35
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.

Intel Core i5-10500 Intel Core i5-10500
6C 12T @ 3.10 GHz
201
Intel Core i9-10940X Intel Core i9-10940X
14C 28T @ 3.30 GHz
201
Intel Core i9-9980XE Intel Core i9-9980XE
18C 36T @ 3.00 GHz
201
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
200
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750GE AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750GE
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
200
AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
200
AMD Ryzen 3 3300X AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
200
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



The AMD Ryzen ThreaDripper 3990x is the current 3rd generation highest thread ripper processor. He offers whopping 64 cores and the hyperthreading technology 128 logical processors. Like all high-end processors from AMD, the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990x is overactable.

The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990x is manufactured in 7 nm structural width at Globalfoundries, the former semiconductor division of AMD. It is based on the Castle Peak (Zen 2) Architecture of AMD. Despite the 64 cores AMD also classified the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990x with 280 watt TDP.

The Level 3 cache is insane 256 MB in size, combining L1, L2 and L3 cache, comes a sum of 288 MB. Memory is connected to a quad channel interface (4 memory channels) with up to DDR4-3200. But there are also higher clock frequencies possible. A maximum of 512 GB of work memory per memory channel is possible, which corresponds to 2048 GB of work memory overall.

For the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990x, all motherboards come into question with TRX4 sockets. These are very expensive and currently available from around 350 euros. There is also a suitable ventilation cooler or a water cooling, because AMD does not help its high-end processors more. The company says that most buyers of a high-end processor would rely on a custom cooling solution anyway.

The processor supports the new PCIe 4.0 standard to connect external devices. For this purpose, the processor provides 72 PCIe lines. Thus, several graphics cards or SSDs can be controlled without power or bandwidth.

Modern virtualization functions such as AMD-V are naturally supported as well as the AES-New Instructions that enable a hardware enthusiast and encryption via hardware and speed up the system in all encryption tasks.

The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X is available from February 2020, the introductory price was 3990 euros.


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