Amd ryzen threadripper 3990x, the 64-core beast was put under the test. Geekbench now has the first benchmark for this CPU.
CPU was tested using amd TRX40 ready, Asus ROG Zenith II Extream. System used total of 262144 MB DDR4 SDRAM.
3990x managed to score 1208 points on a single core. we all know that this CPU is all about multi-core performance. CPU reached up to the score of 22,045 points in a multi-core benchmark. those 64-cores really started showing their strength here.
A warrior from Blue team, intel Xeon W-3175X is still ahead of Amd ryzen threadripper 3990x with 27,242 points on multi-core. Another 64-core CPU from the series, ryzen threadripper 3970x also has a better score of 26,852 points.
Now the thing we need to understand is that this is just an early benchmark. The multi-core benchmark score for 3990x is most likely to go up in the near future.