Comparison of the Intel Core i9-7980XE processor power with the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX on the famous benchmark platform. The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX has 32 cores, 64 threads; It is engraved in 12 nm FinFET. While his competitor from Intel has 18 cores and 36 threads, with a 14nm + lithography.
|Processor||Geekbench multi-core & single core|
|Intel Core i9-7980XE|| 5203
|AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX|| 4301
As we can see, the applications are not yet able to exploit so many cores, it will still be necessary to wait several updates so that the deal changes drastically. Meanwhile, the Intel processors remains a much better choice for versatile use.