97points
5points

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X

72points
56points

Intel Core i9-9900K

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64 facts in comparison

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X vs Intel Core i9-9900K

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
Intel Core i9-9900K

Why is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X better than Intel Core i9-9900K?

  • 6.44x faster CPU speed
    ?

    64 x 2.9GHzvs8 x 3.6GHz
  • 534MHz higher ram speed
    ?

    3200MHzvs2666MHz
  • 112 more CPU threads
    ?

    128vs16
  • 7nm smaller semiconductor size
    ?

    7nmvs14nm
  • 30MB bigger L2 cache
    ?

    32MBvs2MB
  • 4.28x higher PassMark result
    ?

    80911vs18898
  • 240MB bigger L3 cache
    ?

    256MBvs16MB
  • 3488KB bigger L1 cache
    ?

    4000KBvs512KB

Why is Intel Core i9-9900K better than AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X?

  • 0.7GHz higher turbo clock speed
    ?

    5GHzvs4.3GHz
  • 185W lower TDP
    ?

    95Wvs280W
  • 32°C higher maximum operating temperature
    ?

    100°Cvs68°C
  • 16.46% higher PassMark result (single)
    ?

    2986vs2564
  • 10.69% higher single-core Geekbench 5 result
    ?

    1336vs1207
  • Has integrated graphics
    ?
  • 7 higher clock multiplier
    ?

    36vs29
  • 91.49% cheaper
    ?

    767.28 €vs9 015.47 €

Price comparison

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X

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$7,000
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$8,000

Intel Core i9-9900K

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$619
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$762
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$590
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Overall Rating

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
10.0
1 User reviews
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
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Intel Core i9-9900K
8.7
3 User reviews
Intel Core i9-9900K
8.7/10
3 User reviews

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Value for money

10.0/10
1 votes
8.3/10
3 votes

Gaming

10.0/10
1 votes
9.0/10
3 votes

Performance

10.0/10
1 votes
9.3/10
3 votes

Reliability

10.0/10
1 votes
8.7/10
3 votes

Energy efficiency

8.0/10
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9.0/10
3 votes

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General info

Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.
2.Has integrated graphics
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
Intel Core i9-9900K
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
3.GPU clock speed

Not applicable

350MHz

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.
If the CPU exceeds the maximum operating temperature then problems such as random resets can occur.
Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) is a high-speed interface standard for connecting components, such as graphics cards and SSDs, to a motherboard. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
7.DirectX version

Not applicable

12

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
8.OpenGL version

Not applicable

4.5

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
9.GPU turbo

Not applicable

1200MHz

When the GPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.

Performance

1.CPU speed

64 x 2.9GHz

8 x 3.6GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
When the CPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
4.Has an unlocked multiplier
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
Intel Core i9-9900K
Some processors come with an unlocked multiplier which makes them easy to overclock, allowing you to gain increased performance in games and other apps.
5.L2 cache

32MB

2MB

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
6.L3 cache

256MB

16MB

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
7.L1 cache

4000KB

512KB

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
8.L2 core

0.5MB/core

0.25MB/core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
9.L3 core

4MB/core

2MB/core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.

Memory

1.RAM speed

3200MHz

2666MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
DDR (Double Data Rate) memory is the most common type of RAM. Newer versions of DDR memory support higher maximum speeds and are more energy-efficient.
More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
6.bus transfer rate

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X)

8GT/s

The bus is responsible for transferring data between different components of a computer or device.
7.Supports ECC memory
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Intel Core i9-9900K
Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.
8.eMMC version

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Intel Core i9-9900K)

A higher version of eMMC allows faster memory interfaces, having a positive effect on the performance of a device. For example, when transferring files from your computer to the internal storage over USB.
9.bus speed

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Intel Core i9-9900K)

The bus is responsible for transferring data between different components of a computer or device.

Benchmarks

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
Geekbench 5 is a cross-platform benchmark that measures a processor's multi-core performance. (Source: Primate Labs, 2022)
Cinebench R20 is a benchmark tool that measures a CPU's multi-core performance by rendering a 3D scene.
Cinebench R20 is a benchmark tool that measures a CPU's single-core performance by rendering a 3D scene.
Geekbench 5 is a cross-platform benchmark that measures a processor's single-core performance. (Source: Primate Labs, 2022)
7.Blender (bmw27) result

30seconds

164.2seconds

The Blender (bmw27) benchmark measures the performance of a processor by rendering a 3D scene. More powerful processors can render the scene in less time.
8.Blender (classroom) result

88.6seconds

544seconds

The Blender (classroom) benchmark measures the performance of a processor by rendering a 3D scene. More powerful processors can render the scene in less time.
This means the CPU is more efficient, giving a greater amount of performance for each watt of power used.

Features

1.uses multithreading
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
Intel Core i9-9900K
Multithreading technology (such as Intel's Hyperthreading or AMD's Simultaneous Multithreading) provides increased performance by splitting each of the processor's physical cores into virtual cores, also known as threads. This way, each core can run two instruction streams at once.
2.Has AES
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
Intel Core i9-9900K
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
3.Has AVX
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
Intel Core i9-9900K
AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial apps, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.
SSE is used to speed up multimedia tasks such as editing an image or adjusting audio volume. Each new version contains new instructions and improvements.
5.Has F16C
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
Intel Core i9-9900K
F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
6.bits executed at a time

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Intel Core i9-9900K)

NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
7.Has MMX
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
Intel Core i9-9900K
MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
8.Has TrustZone
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Intel Core i9-9900K
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
9.front-end width

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Intel Core i9-9900K)

The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better

Price comparison

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X

ProductStorePrice
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X amazonAMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X 64-Core, 12...AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X 64-Core, 128-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor
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$7,000
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$8,000

Intel Core i9-9900K

ProductStorePrice
Intel Core i9-9900K amazonIntel Core i9-9900K Desktop Processor 8 ...Intel Core i9-9900K Desktop Processor 8 Cores up to 5.0GHz Unlocked LGA1151 300 Series 95W (BX806849900K)
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$619
Intel Core i9-9900K amazonIntel Core i9-9900K Coffee Lake 3.6GHz 1...Intel Core i9-9900K Coffee Lake 3.6GHz 16MB Smart Cache CPU Desktop Processor Boxed
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$762
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$590
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$125
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$169
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$499
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