Intel Core i9 7920X 2.9GHz Socket 2066 Tray vs. AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6GHz Socket AM4 Box + 9

Intel Core i9 7920X 2.9GHz Socket 2066 Tray

Intel Core i9 7920X 2.9GHz Socket 2066 Tray

£1,099.98

Unknown delivery cost
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6GHz Socket AM4 Box

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6GHz Socket AM4 Box

4.8
“Performance”

£176.38

£179.99 Incl. delivery
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6GHz Socket AM4 Box

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6GHz Socket AM4 Box

4.8
“Performance”

£274.00

Free delivery
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4GHz Socket AM4 Box

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4GHz Socket AM4 Box

4.5

£120.00

£124.50 Incl. delivery
64-bit processor
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ECC
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Instructions
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES, TSX, AVX-512
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES, SGX, TSX
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES, SGX, TSX
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
CPU throttling
Intel SpeedStep
AMD Pure Power
AMD Pure Power
AMD Pure Power
AMD Pure Power
Intel SpeedStep
Intel SpeedStep
AMD Pure Power
AMD Pure Power
AMD Pure Power
Integrated graphics
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Frequency
350 MHz
350 MHz
Graphics processor
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Tubro frequency
Yes
Yes
Frequency (turbo)
1200 MHz
1200 MHz
Turbo Boost/Core
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Max frequency
4.3 GHz
4.2 GHz
4.4 GHz
4.3 GHz
4.6 GHz
4.5 GHz
5.1 GHz
5.3 GHz
3.9 GHz
4.4 GHz
4.3 GHz
Virtualization
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Technology type
Intel VT-x, Intel VT-d, Intel EPT
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
Intel VT-x, Intel VT-d, Intel EPT
Intel VT-x, Intel VT-d, Intel EPT
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
Boxed
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Box version
with fan
with fan
with fan
with fan
with fan
without fan/cooler
without fan/cooler
with fan
with fan
with fan
Clock frequency
2.9 GHz
3.6 GHz
3.6 GHz
3.8 GHz
3.8 GHz
3.9 GHz
3.8 GHz
3.7 GHz
3.4 GHz
3.8 GHz
3.7 GHz
CPU type
Intel Core i9 X-series
AMD Ryzen 5 Gen 3
AMD Ryzen 7 Gen 3
AMD Ryzen 3 Gen 3
AMD Ryzen 9 Gen 3
AMD Ryzen 7 Gen 3
Intel Core i7 Gen 10
Intel Core i9 Gen 10
AMD Ryzen 5 Gen 2
AMD Ryzen 5 Gen 3
AMD Ryzen 7 Gen 2
Max number of PCI Express lanes
44
20
20
20
20
16
16
20
20
20
Micron technology
14 nm
7 nm
7 nm
7 nm
7 nm
7 nm
14 nm
14 nm
12 nm
7 nm
12 nm
Number of cores
12 ​
6 ​
8 ​
4 ​
12 ​
8 ​
8 ​
10 ​
6 ​
6 ​
8 ​
Number of threads
24 ​
12 ​
16 ​
8 ​
24 ​
16 ​
16 ​
20 ​
12 ​
12 ​
16 ​
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
140 W
65 W
65 W
65 W
105 W
105 W
125 W
125 W
65 W
95 W
105 W
L2 cache (total)
12 MB
3 MB
4 MB
2 MB
6 MB
4 MB
3 MB
3 MB
4 MB
L3 cache (total)
16.5 MB
32 MB
32 MB
16 MB
64 MB
32 MB
16 MB
20 MB
16 MB
32 MB
16 MB
Release year
2017
2019
2019
2020
2019
2019
2020
2020
2018
2019
2018
Socket
Intel Socket 2066
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
Intel Socket 1200
Intel Socket 1200
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4