AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3000 32-core CPU is more bad news for Intel

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While there's been little official word on AMD's 3rd-generation Threadripper chips, the chip has made an appearance over on Geekbench. And while the results suggest that this chip may not deliver the stratospheric improvements that the 2nd-gen chip did compare to the original silicon, it's more than enough to stay ahead of Intel's flagship chip.

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The results, which allegedly are for the 32-core Threadripper 3000, were spotted over on Twitter by Momomo-us over on Twitter.

This fits in well with a benchmark spotted back in August. This showed the Threadripper 3000 as having a 3.6GHz base clock and 4.2GHz boost.

The single-core score of 1,275 is pretty much the same as for the current flagship Threadripper 2990WX and is actually slightly lower than the 1,334 that the Intel i9-9900K scores.

But when it comes to multi-core, the Threadripper 3000's score of 23,015 absolutely destroys the Threadripper 2990WX's score of 13,400 and leaves the i9-9900K with its score of 8,726 in its dust.

Some back-of-the-envelope calculations suggest that based on this benchmark that the Threadripper 3000 is some 70% faster than the Threadripper 2990WX. However, as usual, caution is needed when trying to extrapolate benchmark results and translate them into real-world performance.

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