300+ Benchmarks With AMD Threadripper 3960X vs. Intel Core i9 10980XE
In breaking things down further, here is a look at the composite of some workloads together:
With the Nodes / Second performance for the chess benchmarks, the 3960X was about 5% faster than the i9-10980XE.
For NASA's NPB workloads that are reported in Mop/s, the performance between the two processors ended up being nearly identical.
With the OpenMP-threaded imaging operations in Iterations / Minute, the Threadripper 3960X was 50% faster.
In the Requests / Second tests that are primarily the server workloads, the Core i9 10980XE was faster by about 8%.
Likewise, for Cassandra and RocksDB the Core i9 Cascadelake-X CPU was faster -- this time about 18%.
With the kernel micro-benchmarks, the Threadripper Zen 2 CPU was coming in about 56% faster.
If taking the geometric mean of all 334 tests, the Threadripper 3960X came out to being 20% faster than the Intel Core i9 10980XE.
Those wanting to look through all 334 benchmarks in full can find them via this OpenBenchmarking.org result file. So go check them out and deep dive into the particular workloads of most interest/relevance to your high-end computing use-cases. If a workload of interest to you is not covered, be sure to let me know as always looking to expand the workloads covered by the Phoronix Test Suite and OpenBenchmarking.org.
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