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AMD Ryzen 9 5800 vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X gaming benchmark

AMD Ryzen 9 5800 vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X

Processor comparisons   22-03-2021
   For example you are thinking about choosing a processor, you will be able to make a choice after reading the detailed tests AMD Ryzen 9 5800 vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X and see which is better for games or normal use for rendering, programming, machine learning, streaming, video editing. Here you can find useful information from real streaming and video editing tests or different benchmarks. A careful analysis of all the technical characteristics, so that it can be easier to understand, is summarized in the table.
   From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint testing in synthetic type tests like UserBenchmark, PCMark 10, 7zip, Dolphin Emulator, World of Tanks enCore Benchmark, SuperPi, RealBench, Furmark, PassMark, Cinebench 23 (20, 15), Prime95, Handbrake, Gears 5, 3DMark, Geekbench 5.2, VeraCrypt, DaVinci Resolve Studio, Blender, Blender, WPrime, MATLAB, AIDA64.
   Gaming performance of CPUs in:
  • Apex Legends
  • Watch Dogs Legion
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Borderlands 3
  • Death Stranding
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • World of Warcraft: Shadowlands
  • Halo Infinite
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • DOOM: Eternal
  • Last Man Standing
  • Overwatch
  • Fortnite
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone
  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • Assassin's Creed Valhalla
  • Valheim
  • Fallout 76
  • Valorant

   After looking at the data these benchmarks and videos, you already be able to figure out which processor is better to buy for gaming AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X or AMD Ryzen 9 5800.


 
AMD Ryzen 9 5800
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X

Summary benchmark results

As a percentage of the maximum value based on a sample from the entire base of all processors
Processor Benchmark
Ryzen 9 580065% Ryzen Threadripper 3970X80%
This parameter shows the performance of the processors in single-threaded and multi-threaded mode. In this comparison, Ryzen Threadripper 3970X is 18% better than Ryzen 9 5800. The data source is several popular tests. More detailed information of the benchmarks is below.

Gaming performance
Summary result of all game benchmarks.
Ryzen 9 580060% Ryzen Threadripper 3970X73%
For the maximum in this test, the results of the most powerful processor in the site database are taken. And of course, this is a server processor, on which no one will play games. Because the cost of this processor reaches several tens of thousands of dollars. Therefore, if you think that the selected CPU has a small game result, just look at the FPS that it produces in real games in the final table below.
List of less popular games in which processors were compared: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), Microsoft Flight Simulator, Half-Life: Alyx, Forza Horizon 4, Metro Exodus, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Battlefield V, Horizon Zero Dawn, DOTA 2A, Hitman 3, League of Legends (LOL), Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS GO), Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Resident Evil 7 Biohazard, Monster Hunter World, Ghostrunner, Control, NBA 2K20.

Gaming benchmark

Fortnite106.8130.2
Valorant121.4147.9
Cyberpunk 207768.082.8
Apex Legends114.1139.1
Call of Duty Warzone91.0110.9
Overwatch98.3119.8
Red Dead Redemption 283.7102.1
DOOM Eternal60.774.0
Warzone94.7115.4
Assassin's Creed101.9124.3
Valheim100.7122.8
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 computers participating in the comparing not only were the equipped with different video cards and different amounts of RAM. But users also tested them at different screen resolutions: 2K, 4K or FullHD. So the game benchmark data is approximate. But all video cards met the average system requirements of games. To be sure exactly how much performance the processor will be in games, if you get acquainted with the benchmarks that are made with the same video card that is installed in your computer.


Power consumption
Ryzen 9 580090% Ryzen Threadripper 3970X15%
To make a finishing resolution 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 5800 is more energy efficient than the Ryzen Threadripper 3970X as it consumes less power: 65W vs. 280W. Power consumption is particularly important for laptops. Also, when choosing a processor cooling system, it will be useful to 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 plan to use the processor not only for gaming, but also for programming, video editing or video rendering, streaming, machine learning, then first of all you need to pay attention to the performance in multi-threaded mode. In this mode, to reach maximum performance, the CPU turns on all cores and threads that it has. You will learn this data from the benchmark tables below. Before using the data from these tests, be sure to check whether the software you are going to use on your computer supports multi-threaded mode. Because there are still many programs that use only one core to work, and all the advantages of multi-core mode are unused.
Cinebench 23, 20 an 15
The results of this benchmark show Single-threaded and Multi-threaded CPU performance
AMD Ryzen 9 5800 AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
Cinbench 15 Single-core223209
Cinbench 15 Multi-core30567398
Cinbench 20 Single-core528509
Cinbench 20 Multi-core702317444
Cinbench 23 Single-core13451270
Cinbench 23 Multi-core1814647102

Passmark
This popular benchmark displays Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
AMD Ryzen 9 5800 AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
Single-Core28782686
Multi-Core3270164446

GeekBench 5.2
This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
AMD Ryzen 9 5800 AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
Single-Core17591312
Multi-Core1216527290

Comparison of specifications

In the specification comparison table, the processor release date and overclocking capability will be the most useful. The newer the processor, the longer it will last you. And the easier it will be to upgrade the system later. The same can be said about overclocking. If the processor can be overclocked, increasing its performance, then it will continue to maintain maximum FPS in new games. Accordingly, there is no longer a need to buy a new CPU to enjoy the games any longer. The savings are obvious!

AMD Ryzen 9 5800 AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
Announcement dateNovember 05, 2020November 25, 2019
TypeDesktopDesktop
SocketAM4sTRX4
Core nameVermeerCastle Peak
ArchitectureZen 3Zen 2
Generation43
Turbo Frequency4.6 MHz4.5 MHz
Frequency3.4 MHz3.7 MHz
Cores832
Threads1664
Bus rate
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count9400 millions22600 millions
Power consumption (TDP)65 W280 W
Memory typeDDR4DDR4
Max. Memory
Memory Frequency32003200
Memory bandwidth
L1 cache2MB
L2 cache4MB16MB
L3 cache32MB128MB
OverclockingYesYes
Supports ECCNoNo
Part number100-000000456
100-000000011
100-100000011WOF
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Ryzen Threadripper 3970X is 8% better than Ryzen 9 5800 in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that Ryzen Threadripper 3970X has 24 more core than Ryzen 9 5800. 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 Ryzen 9 5800 is better: 11
The number of parameters for which AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X is better: 21
   However, it should be understood that all the number that you have looked at here do not mean that taking them into account you should entirely trust a simple quantitative comparison. Be sure to watch benchmarks video and read the opinion of of people who bought AMD Ryzen 9 5800 and AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X before making a choice which CPU to buy for gaming and which not.
AMD Ryzen 9 5800 - all data

•  Cinebench r15 score
•  Cinebench r20 score
•  Cinebench r23 score
•  GeekBench 5 score
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X - all data

• Assassin's Creed gaming benchmark
•  Cinebench r15 score
•  Cinebench r20 score
•  Cinebench r23 score
•  GeekBench 5 score
• Fortnite gaming benchmark
• Roblox gaming benchmark
• Valorant gaming benchmark
• Cyberpunk 2077 gaming benchmark
• Apex Legends gaming benchmark
• Call of Duty: Warzone gaming benchmark
• Overwatch gaming benchmark
• Red Dead Redemption 2 gaming benchmark
• DOOM Eternal gaming benchmark
• GTA 5 gaming benchmark
• PUBG gaming benchmark


AMD Ryzen 9 5800 Processor Comparisons
• Vs Ryzen 9 3900X
• Vs Ryzen 9 3900XT
• Vs Ryzen 9 5800X
• Vs Core i9-10980XE
• Vs Xeon Platinum 8260M
• Vs Ryzen 9 5900
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX
• Vs Xeon Gold 6242R
• Vs Ryzen 9 3950X
• Vs Ryzen 9 5900X
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX
• Vs Ryzen 9 5950X
• Vs EPYC 7502
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
• Vs Core i9-9980XE
• Vs Xeon W-3175X
• Vs Core i9-9990XE
• Vs Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
• Vs Core i9-9960X
• Vs Ryzen 9 3900
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
• Vs Xeon Gold 6246R
• Vs Xeon W-3245
• Vs Core i9-7980XE
• Vs Core i9-10940X
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX
• Vs Apple M1X
• Vs Ryzen 7 5800X
• Vs Ryzen 7 Pro 5750G
• Vs Xeon W-2275
• Vs Core i9-9940X
• Vs Core i9-11900K
• Vs Ryzen 7 5700G
• Vs Core i9-11900KF
• Vs Core i9-11900
• Vs Ryzen 9 5600X
• Vs Ryzen 7 Pro 5850U
• Vs Core i9-11900F
• Vs Core i7-11700K
• Vs Core i9-7960X
• Vs Core i9-7940X
• Vs Core i7-11700KF
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
• Vs EPYC 7742
• Vs EPYC 7513
• Vs EPYC 7543
• Vs EPYC 7543P
• Vs EPYC 75F3
• Vs EPYC 7713
• Vs EPYC 7663
• Vs EPYC 7643
• Vs EPYC 7763
• Vs EPYC 7713P
• Vs EPYC 7453
• Vs EPYC 74F3
• Vs EPYC 7443P
• Vs EPYC 7443
• Vs EPYC 7413
• Vs EPYC 73F3
• Vs EPYC 7343
• Vs EPYC 7313P
• Vs EPYC 7313
• Vs EPYC 72F3
• Vs Xeon W-3275M
• Vs EPYC 7452
• Vs Xeon Gold 6248R
• Vs Core i9-11900H
• Vs Core i9-11900KB
• Vs Core i9-11950H
• Vs Core i9-11980HK
• Vs Core i7-11700B
• Vs EPYC 7272
• Vs Core i9-13900K
• Vs Core i9-12900HK
• Vs Core i7-12800H
• Vs Core i7-12700H
• Vs Core i7-12650H
• Vs Core i9-12900T
• Vs Core i9-12900TE
• Vs Core i7-12700E
• Vs Core i9-12900E
• Vs Core i7-12700
• Vs Core i7-12700F
• Vs Core i7-12700TE
• Vs Core i7-12700T
• Vs Core i7-12700HE
• Vs Core i7-12700K
• Vs Core i7-12700KF
• Vs Core i5-12600KF
• Vs Core i5-12600K
• Vs Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
• Vs Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H
• Vs Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS
• Vs Ryzen 5 PRO 6650H
• Vs Ryzen 7 PRO 6850H
• Vs Ryzen 7 PRO 6850HS
• Vs Core i7-12700HL
• Vs Core i7-12650HX
• Vs Core i7-12800HL
• Vs Core i7-12850HX
• Vs Ryzen 9 7950X
• Vs Ryzen 9 7900X
• Vs Ryzen 9 7700X
• Vs Ryzen 9 7600X
• Vs Core i9-12900KS
• Vs Core i9-12900K
• Vs Core i9-12900KF
• Vs Core i9-12900F
• Vs Core i9-13900KF
• Vs Core i7-13700K
• Vs Core i7-13700KF
• Vs Core i5-13600K
• Vs Core i5-13600KF
• Vs Core i9-13900KS


AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X Processor Comparisons
• Vs EPYC 7702
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX
• Vs Ryzen 9 5950X
• Vs Ryzen 9 5900X
• Vs Ryzen 9 3950X
• Vs Ryzen 9 3900XT
• Vs Ryzen 9 3900X
• Vs Ryzen 7 5800X
• Vs Core i9-10900K
• Vs Ryzen 7 3800X
• Vs Core i9-10850K
• Vs Ryzen 7 3700X
• Vs Ryzen 5 5600X
• Vs Core i7-10700K
• Vs Core i9-10980XE
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX
• Vs Ryzen 9 5900
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
• Vs Xeon Gold 6242R
• Vs EPYC 7502
• Vs Xeon Platinum 8260M
• Vs Ryzen 9 5800X
• Vs EPYC 7742
• Vs EPYC 7513
• Vs EPYC 7453
• Vs EPYC 74F3
• Vs EPYC 7443P
• Vs EPYC 7443
• Vs EPYC 7413
• Vs EPYC 73F3
• Vs EPYC 7343
• Vs EPYC 7313P
• Vs Xeon W-3275M
• Vs EPYC 7452
• Vs Xeon Gold 6248R
• Vs EPYC 7272
• Vs Core i9-12900K
• Vs Core i9-13900K
• Vs Core i9-12900H
• Vs Core i7-12800H
• Vs Core i9-12900KF
• Vs Core i9-12900T
• Vs Core i9-12900TE
• Vs Core i9-12900F
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5995WX
• Vs Core i9-12900HX
• Vs Core i9-12950HX
• Vs Core i9-12900KS
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5975WX
• Vs Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5965WX
• Vs Ryzen 9 7900X
• Vs Ryzen 9 7700X
• Vs Ryzen 9 7600X
• Vs Core i9-13900KF
• Vs Core i7-13700K
• Vs Core i7-13700KF
• Vs Core i5-13600K
• Vs Core i5-13600KF
• Vs Core i9-13900KS
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