AMD's new Threadripper is FAST – real world benchmarks

CNET’s video team put the new Ryzen Threadripper 3960x to the test using three recent projects that include video editing and animation. Is it a powerhouse like AMD claims?

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16 thoughts on “AMD's new Threadripper is FAST – real world benchmarks

  • November 25, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    AMD are doing everything right, Intel are in serious trouble. Intel relied on minimal iteration which stagnated the advancement in technology during the Bulldozer era, now that AMD have their act together, it's Intel that are now playing catch-up across all their cpu lines. This is good for competition and for consumers.

  • November 25, 2019 at 3:59 pm

    I think you were being very generous to Apple and Intel. That Threadripper destroyed the Mac Pro and would be only 1/2 the cost to build a complete system.

  • November 25, 2019 at 4:07 pm

    Do you guys really have to explain what a core is? Tho I guess I didn’t really expect a video from Cnet about this or any processors lol

  • November 25, 2019 at 5:20 pm

    Man, CNET gets a threadripper lol… Pleb's trying to explain TR lol. Come on frequency is only a part of the equation… instructions per clock, cache size, memory bandwidth and about a million other things come in to play here.

  • November 25, 2019 at 6:12 pm

    iMac pro Intel Xeon was 33% slower than the 3960X yet it was described as "holding its own"? It was thrashed by AMD.

  • November 25, 2019 at 8:47 pm

    Cnet trying to not upset two of their biggest clients, intel and Apple

  • November 25, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    If you got the money 💰, then go for it! Everyone else buy what they can afford… 🤔

  • November 25, 2019 at 10:12 pm

    Which motherboard should I get to accommodate this thread ripper

  • November 25, 2019 at 10:16 pm

    It's absolutely right for me, but the price is wrong 😂🙈

  • November 25, 2019 at 11:52 pm

    Does anyone know if this type of cpu (high core and thread count) is helpful for a multi gpu deep learning/ai build? Thanks in advance for any help.

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