Here is a performance comparison on the Sisoftware Sandra benchmark software between the Intel Core i9-7980XE and the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX. We will compare here processors in stock version, ie not overclocked.
|Benchmark||AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX|
(~4.1 4.2 GHz)
|Intel Core i9-7980XE|
(~4.3 4.4 GHz)
|Performance AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i9-7980XE|
|Processor Multi-Core Efficiency||218.87GB/s||144.40GB/s||+52%|
|Processor Cryptography |
|Memory Transaction Throughput (DB Transact.)||2.28MTPS||24.65MTPS||-91%|
|Processor Financial Analysis (High/Double Precision)||158.73kOPTS||113.93kOPTS||+39%|
|Processor Scientific Analysis (High/Double Precision)||49.85GFLOPS||77.02GFLOPS||-35%|
|Processor Image Processing (Normal/Single Precision)||1057.79Mpix/s||1604.63Mpix/s||-34%|
|Overall Processor Score||16.47kPT||14.23kPT||+16%|
For the moment, the performances are very mixed. The most important are the arithmetic processor, the financial analysis and the scientific analysis; we then obtain an average of +7%.