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Core i9-12900K vs Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

Core i9-12900K vs Ryzen Threadripper 1950X: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

FPS Winner

Intel Core i9-12900K

3.2 GHz | 16-core

Intel Core i9-12900K Logo
Intel Core i9-12900K Desktop Processor 16 (8P+8E) Cores up to 5.2 GHz Unlocked LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W

Buy for $416.53 on Amazon

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

3.4 GHz | 16-core

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X Logo
AMD YD195XA8AEWOF Ryzen Threadripper 1950X (16-core/32-thread) Desktop Processor

Buy for $250 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 45 minutes ago

FPS Winner

Intel Core i9-12900K

3.2 GHz | 16-core

Intel Core i9-12900K Logo
Intel Core i9-12900K Desktop Processor 16 (8P+8E) Cores up to 5.2 GHz Unlocked LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W

Buy for $416.53 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 45 minutes ago

vs

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

3.4 GHz | 16-core

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X Logo
AMD YD195XA8AEWOF Ryzen Threadripper 1950X (16-core/32-thread) Desktop Processor

Buy for $250 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 45 minutes ago

Key Differences

In short — Core i9-12900K outperforms the cheaper Ryzen Threadripper 1950X on the selected game parameters. However, the worse performing Ryzen Threadripper 1950X is a better bang for your buck. The better performing Core i9-12900K is 1547 days newer than the cheaper Ryzen Threadripper 1950X.

Advantages of Intel Core i9-12900K

  • Performs up to 38% better in Fortnite than Ryzen Threadripper 1950X - 392 vs 284 FPS
  • Consumes up to 31% less energy than AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X - 125 vs 180 Watts
  • Works without a dedicated GPU, while AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X doesn't have integrated graphics

Advantages of AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

  • Up to 40% cheaper than Core i9-12900K - $250.0 vs $416.53
  • Up to 17% better value when playing Fortnite than Core i9-12900K - $0.88 vs $1.06 per FPS
  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than Intel Core i9-12900K - 32 vs 24 threads
Fortnite

Fortnite

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core i9-12900K Logo
Core i9-12900K

Desktop • Nov 4th, 2021


FPS

392

100%

Value, $/FPS

$1.06/FPS

80%

Price, $

$416.53

60%

FPS Winner

Intel Core i9-12900K Desktop Processor 16 (8P+8E) Cores up to 5.2 GHz Unlocked LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W

Buy for $416.53 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 45 minutes ago

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X Logo
Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

Desktop • Aug 10th, 2017


FPS

284

62%

Value, $/FPS

$0.88/FPS

100%

Price, $

$250

100%

Value Winner

AMD YD195XA8AEWOF Ryzen Threadripper 1950X (16-core/32-thread) Desktop Processor

Buy for $250 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 45 minutes ago

TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core i9-12900K Logo
Core i9-12900K

Desktop • Nov 4th, 2021

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X Logo
Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

Desktop • Aug 10th, 2017

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

Intel Core i9-12900K Logo
Core i9-12900K

Desktop • Nov 4th, 2021


Single-Core

1988

100%

Multi-Core

17327

100%

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X Logo
Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

Desktop • Aug 10th, 2017


Single-Core

964

-6%

Multi-Core

10367

33%

Intel Core i9-12900K Logo

Intel Core i9-12900K

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X Logo

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

Nov 4th, 2021
Release DateAug 10th, 2017
Core i9CollectionRyzen Threadripper
Alder LakeCodenameWhitehaven
Intel Socket 1700SocketAMD Socket SP3r2
Desktop
Segment
Desktop
16Cores16
24Threads
32
3.2 GHzBase Clock Speed
3.4 GHz
5.2 GHz
Turbo Clock Speed4.0 GHz
125 W
TDP180 W
10 nm
Process Size14 nm
32.0xMultiplier
34.0x
UHD Graphics 770
Integrated GraphicsNone
YesOverclockableYes

Builds Using Core i9-12900K or Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

Fortnite, 1080p, High

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