AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X – 64 Core Processor Review

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X - 64 Core Gaming Processor
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X – 64 Core Gaming Processor

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X Specifications:

CPU InfoAMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
SocketAMD Socket TRX4
FoundryTSMC
Technology7nm
Total Transistors3,800 million
Release DateFebruary 7th, 2020
tCaseMax95°C
Performance InfoAMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
Clock Speed2.9 GHz
Turbo Clock Speed4.3 GHz and +
Base Clock100 MHz
Multiplier29.0x
Multiplier UnlockedYes
TDP280W
Memory SupportDDR4-3200 MHz Quad-channel
Max Memory (Ram)256GB
ECC MemoryNot Available
PCI-Express4th Gen
Number of Cores64 Cores
Number of Threads128 Threads
SMP Number of CPUs1
Integrated GraphicsNot Available
Single Thread2,565 MOps/Sec
Cache Info AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
Cache L164KB Per Core
Cache L2512KB Per Core
Cache L3128MB Cache L3

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X – Full Review & Benchmarks:

First of all, I will tell you that AMD claimed that this AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X is better than buying an intel Xeon 8280 processor which price will be around $10,000, but they were not talking about a single Intel Xeon 8280 processor they said if you put two of them together it won’t reach the performance of our single processor Ryzen Threadripper 3990X, so ill say that if you’re going to buy an Intel processor just go for this one first.

Best Motherboards For AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X is widely used in VFX rendering video editing and similar heavy-duty works. Let’s talk about the best motherboards for this processor.

TRX40: Gigabyte Aorus Pro WiFi

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This TRX40 is quite an expensive one, but still, this TRX40 motherboard is a more affordable option for Threadripper 3000 series processors. It M.2 slots, 12+2 phase VRM design, as well as eight RAM slots.

ASUS ROG Zenith II Extreme

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This is motherboard comes with advanced features and additional enhancements for these processors so a good option. This motherboard gonna put the processor to full boost because of its overclocking capabilities, and you can install up to five M.2 SSD in it, and this motherboard comes with USB 3.2 Gen 2 and AMD StoreMI, and other best components.

Gigabyte Aorus Master

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This motherboard is best for those who want a motherboard in mid of above two motherboards, it gives a good balance between features and price. Comes with a more advanced VRM setup compared to the Aorus Pro, And 16 phase power delivery design for a stable and powerful PC.

AMD 64 & 128 Threads:

AMD took advantage of 64 cores and 128 threads let me tell you how you know AMD EPYC series they are mostly having 64 cores and 128 Threads so AMD took that advantage and put it here in desktop processors of threadripper. Now AMD is pushing to the top and leaving the intel on the back because now AMD processors come with three times more core counts as compared to Intel processors. These AMD 64 core and 128 threads processors are setting Record now in the market, as well as in the gaming field and also in the field of servers processors.

Technology & Speed:

The socket of AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X is TRX40 socket and this processor is based on 7nm technology. it was released on 7th Feb of 2020. The base clock speed of this processor is 2.9GHz and the turbo or boost clock of this processor is 4.3 GHz and higher, Higher because it comes with unlocked overclocking which means that you can just customise its turbo clock or maximum boost clock by your own. This custom overclocking gives this processor more power and much higher performance but you will have to use it carefully.

Power & Cache:

The total TDP or thermal design power of this processor is 280W. It supports up to maximum 256GB of ram and that will be DDR4 3200MHz and It comes with 4 memory channels.ECC memory isn’t available in this processor. AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X comes with a PCI express 4th Generation and 64KB of L1 Cache, 512KB of L2 Cache and L3 Cache of 128MB which is very good amount of cache memory for any processor. AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X doesn’t have any integrated graphics or GPU memory inside it so you will have to buy an external graphics card for it.

Cinebench R20 Benchmarks:

Higher Is Better:

 AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X Benchmarks
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X Benchmarks

Cinebench R20 Benchmark ( Single & Multi-Thread )

Higher Is Better:

AMD Threadripper 3990x Cinebench R20 1
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 Benchmark ( Rendering Score )

Higher Is Better:

 AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X Benchmarks
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X Benchmarks

AMD Official Web Page: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X

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