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Ryzen 9 5900X vs Xeon E3-1240 v2

Ryzen 9 5900X vs Xeon E3-1240 v2: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

Key Differences

In short — Ryzen 9 5900X outperforms Xeon E3-1240 v2 on the selected game parameters. We do not have the prices of both CPUs to compare value. The better performing Ryzen 9 5900X is 3097 days newer than Xeon E3-1240 v2.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

  • Performs up to 46% better in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive than Xeon E3-1240 v2 - 805 vs 550 FPS

  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than Intel Xeon E3-1240 v2 - 24 vs 8 threads

Advantages of Intel Xeon E3-1240 v2

  • Consumes up to 34% less energy than AMD Ryzen 9 5900X - 69 vs 105 Watts

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Logo
Ryzen 9 5900X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020


FPS

805

100%

Value, $/FPS

$0.48/FPS

100%

Price, $

$389.99

100%

FPS and Value Winner

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 12-core, 24-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor

Buy for $389.99 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 32 minutes ago

Intel Xeon E3-1240 v2 Logo
Xeon E3-1240 v2

Server/Workstation • May 14th, 2012


FPS

550

54%

Value, $/FPS

Price, $

FPS in TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Logo
Ryzen 9 5900X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020

Intel Xeon E3-1240 v2 Logo
Xeon E3-1240 v2

Server/Workstation • May 14th, 2012

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Logo
Ryzen 9 5900X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020


Single-Core

1672

100%

Multi-Core

14028

100%

Intel Xeon E3-1240 v2 Logo
Xeon E3-1240 v2

Server/Workstation • May 14th, 2012


Single-Core

779

-15%

Multi-Core

2986

-270%

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Logo

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

vs
Intel Xeon E3-1240 v2 Logo

Intel Xeon E3-1240 v2

Nov 5th, 2020
Release DateMay 14th, 2012
Ryzen 9CollectionXeon E3
VermeerCodenameIvy Bridge
AMD Socket AM4SocketIntel Socket 1155
Desktop
Segment
Server
12
Cores4
24
Threads8
3.7 GHz
Base Clock Speed3.4 GHz
4.8 GHz
Turbo Clock Speed3.8 GHz
105 WTDP
69 W
7 nm
Process Size22 nm
37.0x
Multiplier34.0x
NoneIntegrated GraphicsNone
Yes
OverclockableNo

Builds Using Ryzen 9 5900X or Xeon E3-1240 v2

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, 1080p, High

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