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AMD EPYC 7742 vs AMD Ryzen 9 5900 gaming benchmark

AMD EPYC 7742 vs AMD Ryzen 9 5900

Processor comparisons   23-03-2021
   Perhaps you are thinking about choosing a processor, you will be able to make a choice by looking at the AMD EPYC 7742 vs AMD Ryzen 9 5900 tests and decide which is better for games or simple use for programming, rendering, streaming, video editing, machine learning. Here is useful information from various benchmarks or real streaming and video editing tests. A careful review of all the technical characteristics, so that it can be easier to understand, is made by the table.
   From the comparison video, you can get the results of parallel examination in special testing software like Dolphin Emulator, Cinebench 23 (20, 15), AIDA64, WPrime, PCMark 10, Blender, World of Tanks enCore Benchmark, Blender, Prime95, Furmark, 3DMark, DaVinci Resolve Studio, RealBench, PassMark, Gears 5, UserBenchmark, SuperPi, Handbrake, 7zip, VeraCrypt, Geekbench 5.2, MATLAB.
   Gaming performance of processors in:
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • Call of Duty: Warzone and Modern Warfare
  • Apex Legends
  • Valheim
  • Death Stranding
  • World of Warcraft: Shadowlands
  • DOOM: Eternal
  • Valorant
  • Halo Infinite
  • Last Man Standing
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Watch Dogs Legion
  • Borderlands 3
  • Fortnite
  • Fallout 76
  • Assassin's Creed Valhalla
  • Overwatch
  • Red Dead Redemption 2

   After looking at the data these benchmarks and videos, you already be able to understand which CPU is better to buy for gaming AMD Ryzen 9 5900 or AMD EPYC 7742.

 
AMD EPYC 7742
AMD Ryzen 9 5900

Summary benchmark results

As a percentage of the maximum value based on a sample from the entire base of all processors

Processor Benchmark
EPYC 774287% Ryzen 9 590069%
This shows the performance of the processors in single-threaded and multi-threaded mode. In this comparison, EPYC 7742 is 20% better than Ryzen 9 5900. The data source is several popular tests. Detailed information can be found below.

Gaming performance
Summary result of all game benchmarks.
EPYC 774292% Ryzen 9 590061%
The maximum result in this parameter is 100 percent, which is the performance of the most powerful processor currently available. And of course, this is a server processor, on which no one will play games. Because this processor costs several tens of thousands of dollars. And if it seems to you that the selected CPU has a little game result, look at the FPS that it produces in real games in the summary table below.
List of other games in which processors were compared: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Half-Life: Alyx, Microsoft Flight Simulator, Forza Horizon 4, NBA 2K20, Horizon Zero Dawn, Battlefield V, Ghostrunner, Monster Hunter World, Metro Exodus, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), Hitman 3, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS GO), Control, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Resident Evil 7 Biohazard, League of Legends (LOL), DOTA 2A.

Gaming benchmark

Fortnite163.1107.6
Valorant185.4122.2
Cyberpunk 2077103.868.5
Apex Legends174.3114.9
Call of Duty Warzone139.091.7
Overwatch150.299.0
Red Dead Redemption 2127.984.3
DOOM Eternal92.761.1
Warzone144.695.3
Assassin's Creed155.7102.7
Valheim153.9101.5
The numbers in this table indicate the maximum FPS that was received on the device with the corresponding processor. Depending on the configuration of the computer (RAM size and Video Card) and graphics quality settings (Ultra, Medium, Normal), the results may differ quite significantly. We recommend that you better study the results of the Cinebench, GeekBench and Passmark becnmarks.
The tested computers not only did they have different amounts of RAM and different video cards. But users also tested them at different screen resolutions: FullHD, 2K or 4K. So the game benchmark data is approximate. But all video cards met the average system requirements of games. You will get more accurate information about how powerful the processor will be in games, if you compare it in one assembly with the video card that is installed in your computer.


Power consumption
EPYC 774216% Ryzen 9 590072%
To make a finishing choice on which processor is better, you should also consider the generation of its core. It is clear that the newer the generation, the better the performance of the processor in games and benchmarks, as well as its energy efficiency. In this case the Ryzen 9 5900 is more energy efficient than the EPYC 7742 since it has less power consumption: 225W vs. 65W. Power consumption is particularly important for laptops. Also, when choosing a processor cooling system, you must know its TDP. It is necessary to count so that the TDP data specified in the cooler specification is greater than the TDP of the compared processor.


Software benchmarks

Let's say you want to use the processor not only for gaming, but also for machine learning, programming, streaming, video rendering or video editing, then first of all you need to pay attention to the performance in multi-threaded mode. In this mode, to achieve maximum performance, the processor uses all cores and threads that it has. You will learn this data from the benchmark tables below. Before you take into account the data from these tests, be sure to check whether the program you are going to use on your computer supports multi-threaded mode. Because there are still many programs that use only one core to run, and all the advantages of multi-core mode turns out to be unnecessary.
Cinebench 23, 20 an 15
The results of this benchmark show Single-threaded and Multi-threaded CPU performance
AMD EPYC 7742 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
Cinbench 15 Single-core202246
Cinbench 15 Multi-core83343319
Cinbench 20 Single-core398582
Cinbench 20 Multi-core206447586
Cinbench 23 Single-core9331588
Cinbench 23 Multi-core4593820864

Passmark
This popular benchmark displays Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
AMD EPYC 7742 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
Single-Core23523054
Multi-Core6738634697

GeekBench 5.2
This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
AMD EPYC 7742 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
Single-Core10911419
Multi-Core4862412661

Comparison of specifications

In the specification comparison table, the processor release date and overclocking capability will be the most helpful. The later the processor is released, the longer it will last in your computer. And the easier it will be to upgrade the system in the future. The same can be said about overclocking. If the processor can be overclocked, thereby increasing its performance, then it will continue to maintain maximum FPS in new games. The economy are obvious! It turns out that there is no longer a need to buy a new CPU to enjoy the games any longer.

AMD EPYC 7742 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
Announcement dateApril 01, 2019January 12, 2021
TypeServerDesktop
SocketSP3AM4
Core nameRomeVermeer
ArchitectureZen 2Zen 3
Generation24
Turbo Frequency3.4 MHz4.7 MHz
Frequency2.25 MHz3 MHz
Cores6412
Threads12824
Bus rate
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm
Transistors count86000 millions9400 millions
Power consumption (TDP)225 W65 W
Memory typeDDR4DDR4
Max. Memory
Memory Frequency3200
Memory bandwidth
L1 cache
L2 cache6MB
L3 cache256MB64MB
OverclockingNoYes
Supports ECCNoNo
Part number100-000000053
100-100000053WOF
100-000000062
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Ryzen 9 5900 is 25% better than EPYC 7742 in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that EPYC 7742 has 52 more core than Ryzen 9 5900. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption (relevant for laptops).

Result:
The number of parameters for which AMD EPYC 7742 is better: 20
The number of parameters for which AMD Ryzen 9 5900 is better: 14
   Although it should be understood that all the figures that you have looked at here do not mean that taking them into account you should entirely trust a simple quantitative comparison. Better to watch the video tests and read the reviews of real owners of AMD EPYC 7742 and AMD Ryzen 9 5900 before making a selection which CPU to buy for gaming and which not.
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