Test Configuration

In addition to a full suite of games, we are testing this round of CPUs in a variety of synthetic and real-world benchmarks.

  • Geekbench
  • Euler3D
  • 7-zip Compression
  • Cinebench R15
  • Blender
  • POV-Ray
  • Handbrake
  • X264 Benchmark
  • RFO Benchmark (Revit 2019)
  • V-Ray Benchmark
  • IOMeter


The full testbed configuration is listed below:

Test System Setup
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
Intel Core i9-9980XE
Intel Core i9-7980XE
Intel Core i9-7960X
Intel Core i9-7900X
Intel Core i9-9900K

MSI MEG X399 Creation (Treadripper) – BIOS 7B92v11​

ASUS PRIME X299 Deluxe (Skylake-X) – BIOS 1503

ASUS Crosshair VII Hero (Pinnacle Ridge) – BIOS 0804

MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Edge AC (Coffee Lake) – BIOS A11


16GB Corsair Vengeance DDR4-3200

Operating at:

2667MHz (Skylake-X, Coffee Lake)
2933 (2nd Gen Threadripper, Pinnacle Ridge)
Storage Corsair Neutron XTi 480 SSD
CPU Cooler

Corsair H100i 240mm All-in-One Liquid Cooler (all but Threadripper)

Enermax LIQTECH TR4 240 (all Threadripper CPUs)

Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080Ti 11GB
Graphics Drivers NVIDIA 416.16
Power Supply Corsair RM1000x
Operating System Windows 10 Pro x64 RS5 (17763.55)


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