Average Bench: 108% (18th of 1143)

Based on 7,349 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00800F11 Model: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X 16-Core Processor

AMD’s 16 core, 32 thread Ryzen Threadripper 1950X is finally here to seize the throne for high end desktop processors. The 1950X is the flagship of the Zen based Threadripper series which also includes the 12 core 1920X and the 8 core 1900X. The 1950X has a stock clock of 3.4 GHz increasing to a maximum single core boost of 4.0 GHz and features quad channel DDR4 and 64 PCI Express lanes. This processor is effectively two Ryzen 7 1800Xs glued together with Infinity Fabric (AMD’s scalable interconnecting technology), making the 1950X one of the physically largest CPUs on the consumer market. If you are considering this CPU, you will need a new X399 motherboard with a TR4 socket. Early benchmarks show the 1950X competing with Intel’s similarly priced i9-7900X. Whilst the 7900X has slightly higher single and quad core scores (10%-15%), the 1950X is around 35% faster for multi-core workloads. Content creators, and other core intensive task masters will not be disappointed. [Aug '17 CPUPro]

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Outstanding average bench

The AMD Ryzen TR 1950X averaged 7.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Ryzen TR 1950X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 2,249Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 2,309Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen TR 1950X is 22.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen TR 1950X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 107Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 111Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,349 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.2 SC Int 107 116
107 SC Float 116 124
101 SC Mixed 111 120
88.9% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
375 QC Int 416 454
408 QC Float 453 493
397 QC Mixed 435 472
98.5% 435 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,661 MC Int 2,249 2,590
1,394 MC Float 2,354 2,694
1,476 MC Mixed 2,309 2,662
345% 2,304 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SP3r2, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 479
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 2,633
MC Float 2,729
MC Mixed 2,699
403% 2,687 Pts
SP3r2, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 116
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 485
QC Mixed 467
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 2,556
MC Float 2,674
MC Mixed 2641
393% 2,624 Pts
SP3r2, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 118
92% 114 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 463
QC Mixed 436
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 2,312
MC Float 2,436
MC Mixed 2,380
356% 2,376 Pts
SP3r2, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 437
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 2,340
MC Float 2,442
MC Mixed 2,393
358% 2,392 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,890,113 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $1000 @ launch in Aug '17
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Typical Ryzen TR 1950X Builds (Compare 2,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
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Desktop
Desktop 143%
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Workstation
Workstation 159%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG ZENITH EXTREME - $474

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 169% - Outstanding Total price: $1,279

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 Comments

Compose music, orchestrate fleets, conquer design and game...

Added 16 months ago.

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5 days ago.

I am a Intel fanboy. Plus, nobody actually needs 16 cores.


Excellent

1 month ago.

Too slow due to caching problems.


Excellent

2 months ago.

There is no competition with this CPU. Same price as i9-7900X yet 20% faster, consumes less power, and produces less heat.


Excellent

4 months ago.

Amazing beast for a workstation


Excellent

6 days ago.

Affrodable price, extreme performance and quality.


Good

18 days ago.

wow


Excellent

7 months ago.

For the price and higher end performance, it's way more cheaper than its other competitors.


Excellent

4 months ago.

this is bad cpu becase have 16 cores and power on this cpu= intel i7 8700K he is 6core


Disliked

14 days ago.

Comment  amdvsintel2017.blogspot.com/...

"Intel 7900x wins and is way stronger and faster quad core and way stronger and faster singel core better even for gaming aswell and better as desktop computer and uses 22 percent less energy and were cheaper compared to Amd tr 1950x" "I just looked at gaming benchmark and stopped reading there because as i thought Intel CPUs are killing Thread Ripper in gaming. As far as content creation, naturally having 16/32 setup will be faster than Intel 10/20 but again do you really need more than 10/20 cores. I don't and i heavily use PC for gaming, programming, web design, video/audio encoding. Overall Intel 7900x is better value and all around CPU. But if you are just in gaming 7700k is just enough. Thanks for review, and hello x299 platform. Gaming vs. Content Creation mode through Software is just another big NO NO to me knowing how crappy AMD software is.I love Intel even more...all you have to do pop CPU in and stuff works and it works well."


Excellent

6 months ago.

900$ vs 2000$ i9? for 11% more perf?


Good

3 months ago.

For peoples with photo studio, film creators best buy. :)


Excellent

3 months ago.

thread-ripper more like intel-ripper


Good

16 months ago.


Excellent

4 months ago.

Really nice high performance multicore CPU.

Comment 

I was lurking around in this site just now and wanted to see Threadripper benchmarks since I thought it was already released. Well it is - it's 9:40 AM EST August 10, the release date for Threadripper CPUs, and it seems like I'm viewing the FIRST ever benchmark of one of those cards right here. According to this one benchmark, the CPU scores 111% average bench, 111% gaming, 109% desktop, and a whopping 171% workstation. I don't know if I should be surprised by this, since the Ryzen 5 1600 and the Ryzen 3's have already impressed us so much. For reference the 20c/40t E5-2698 v4 scores a 134% for workstation.—Aug '17


Excellent

8 months ago.

Thread ripper gets more points as most software is not geared to use all 16 cores to achieve full benefits. and trying to show 140 watts for 10 cores and 180 watts for 16 cores is rubbish. i9 uses 14 watts/core where as ryzen is 11.25 watts per core


Terrible

14 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

12 months ago.

La mejor opción en rendimiento precio.


Excellent

8 months ago.

PRICE!!!


Excellent

14 months ago.

boys boysSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS ON RYZEN ONLY USE DUAL CHANNEL NOT 2*SINGLE ON THREADRIPPR ONLY USE QUAD CHANNEL NOT 2*DUAL inside ram,(hardware ,IC and pcb )single,dual,quad not same ,completly diffrante ,, many people think = dual =2*single channel ram or quad =4* dual ram you must use only ram, write on box QUAD for threadripper (dual for ryzen) if you put wrong ram your system cant start , even if start , hiccops rip in windows, harm your cpu change your ram to this gskill ripjaws4 4*8 3200=250$ or gskil ripjaws4 4*4 2400=150$ از رم تک روی رایزن و زوتا دوال رو تریدریپر پرهیز کنید ، روشن نمیشه ، بشه هم لگ و سکسکه میده ، فقط رم درجه یک جی اسکیل یا ژل و لاغیر amd ryzen is very very very exclent,smooth,powerfull but need no1 true chanell ram


Excellent

16 months ago.

Extremely fast


Good

7 months ago.

Intel has an 18 core processor that gets about 10% more performance than this, but it is $1000 more. Not sure who in their right mind would buy an intel i9 over Ryzen options when the price is so different and performance not so much. I love intel for gaming and have the i7-8700K, but for video editors and/or media professionals AMD is the clear winner in this category for best value.


Excellent

16 months ago.

I absolutely love this CPU - it manages to chew through rendering (hobby) & data analysis & ML (work) tasks like no tomorrow, and manages to put my R7 1800X to shame even in single threaded performance (better ram support helps a LOT - managed to get it running at 3466MTs). On top of that, its been beating my 1080tis in Blender Cycles rendering. The huge amount of PCIe bandwidth and memory bandwidth is also absolutely wonderful. Plus, it runs games just fine (Though I'm gpu bottlenecked on my current setup, since I run at 4k) All for just $999!


Excellent

11 months ago.

Really happy with my new Threadripper build.


Good

4 months ago.

Price point now massively better and the benchmark software is now being optimised for Ryzen so scores will improve over the already max optimised intel variants.


Excellent

2 months ago.

I love how fast it is and how much it can handle. Editing is a breeze, and it alows me to get stuff done, fast.


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