Cinebench R20 Scores (Updated Results)

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Cinebench R20 Scores (Updated Results)

Cinebench R20 is based on technology of the well-known Digital Content Creation Software, Cinema 4D, but now utilizes the R20 Version’s Render Engine.

This updated rendering Benchmark now supports the AVX command set which will give us more realistic results of how modern Processors behave in multi-threaded workloads such as CPU Rendering.

Cinebench R20 is also great for finding the best CPUs for lightly-threaded workloads such as 3D Modeling and Animation and Video Editing.

Cinebench R20 Scores List

Cinebench R20 benches two CPU performance Values:

  • Multi-Core-Score. This score will tell you how fast the CPU is in multi-processing tasks that utilize all of the available Cores. This includes rendering, encoding and other computational multi-threaded work
  • Single-Core Score. The Cinebench R20 Single Core Score tells you how fast the CPU is when only a single Core is utilized. This is often a good metric for Software and Viewport snappiness and overall active work performance

= AMD   |    = Intel

CPU NameCoresGhzSingle ScoreMulti Score
AMD Ryzen 3 3300X43.84992597
Intel i9 9960X163.14507920
AMD Threadripper 2950X163.54497003
Intel i9 9980XE183.04488791
Intel i7 9750H62.64422653
AMD Threadripper 2920X123.54395843
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X63.64213048
Intel i9 9940X143.34516945
Intel i7 8750H62.24192497
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G43.74171995
AMD Threadripper 1950X163.44116731
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X83.74113956
Intel i5 840062.84112291
AMD Threadripper 1920X123.54065326
Intel i5 8600K63.64062181
AMD Threadripper 2970WX243.04189624
AMD Threadripper 1900X83.84033678
Intel i9 9920X123.54576032
Intel i9 7900X103.34615286
Intel i9 9900KS84.05085227
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X83.95085054
Intel i9 9900K83.65004914
Intel i9 9900KF83.65004916
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X83.64944856
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X63.84923895
Intel i9 9900X103.54585402
Intel i7 7800X63.54813752
Intel i5 9600KF63.74812624
Intel i7 8700K63.74793793
AMD Ryzen 5 360063.64743539
Intel i7 9700K83.64663656
Intel i7 9700KF83.64663656
Intel i7 7700K44.24662257
Intel i5 9600K63.74812624
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X123.85117100
AMD Ryzen 7 270083.24033448
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 120043.13991558
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U42.03281352
Intel Xeon Gold 6148202.43206342
AMD Epyc 7451242.33176768
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G43.53081307
AMD Epyc 7601322.23077445
Intel Xeon Platinum 8160242.12865259
AMD Ryzen 7 170083.03313189
AMD Threadripper 3960X243.851013551
Intel i9 10980XE183.04808846
AMD Threadripper 3990X642.950124803
Intel i9 10900K103.75246399
Intel i7 10700K83.84975292
Intel i5 1050063.14673392
Intel i3 1032043.84772444
AMD Threadripper 3970X323.750917448
Intel i7 8850H62.64032468
Intel i7 870063.23313547
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X83.43443336
AMD Threadripper 2990WX323.039811463
Intel i5 8300H42.33971689
Intel i5 860063.13952051
AMD Epyc 7702P642.039318864
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G43.63911911
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X63.33892764
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X43.53411811
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X83.63813587
AMD Ryzen 5 260063.43742736
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U42.33671515
Intel i7 8650U41.93651299
AMD Ryzen 5 160063.23572501
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U42.13541483
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U42.23491387
Intel Xeon Platinum 8180282.53768585
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X163.55189165
CPU NameCoresGHzSingle ScoreMulti Score

Download Cinebench R20 here

Download Cinebench R20 Benchmark for your System, it’s free, and test-drive your CPU to be able to compare it with the ones in this list.

After building a new PC anyone should test their new hardware with all kinds of benchmarks, such as Cinebench R20, to see if the hardware performs the way it should.

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How to read these Scores

Ok, some more Info about these Cinebench Results: Cinebench Scores are linear.

This means a CPU that scores 2000 Cinebench points will be twice as fast (in Cinema 4D Rendering) as a CPU that scores 1000 Cinebench points.

Up to 256 threads are supported

In Cinebench R20, Maxon has significantly improved the scaling with many threads so that future processors can still be reliably tested: Up to 256 Threads are now supported.

Furthermore, a more complex ray-tracing scene is being used, which, according to the developer, requires eight times as much computing effort and four times as much memory compared to the now well-known scene from Cinebench R15.

Thanks to the photorealistic appearance of the rendered scene, the updated Benchmark should now also give a much better impression of what such programs are used for and what Cinema 4D is capable of in its newest version.

Once again, Cinebench R20 is a benchmark for single-threaded and multi-threaded CPU performance. The OpenGL Benchmark, that was included in Cinebench R15, has now been removed though, as it did not test the underlying OpenGL performance well.

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4016 pts multi core
R5 3600 all core OC 4,4Ghz, MSI MAG B550, Corsair Vengance 3200 cl16, e-sports duo cooler.
Not stable in stress tests but at least I got above 4k in cinebench multicore =P


Xeon E3-1231 v3 @3.40GHz 4c/8t
4x4GB DDR3 1600MHz (9-9-9-24) dual channel

1729 pts @multi_core
364 pts @single_core


5939 on my TR2920x (Threaripper 2920x). 4,2 on all cores.


I just oc’d my 1950x for an all core 4.0ghz and did a 7465 in CB20. My more standard 3.9 ghz oc scores 7327.

wade epperson

I got 3726 when I was getting 3520 with a ryzen 5 3600. currently at 4.2 ghz undervolted to 1.306volts



3950X, cores clocked to 4,35 GHz, 3200 MHz 14 latency RAM, Noctua air cooler

paul heimiller

my 3950x / taichi motherboard cinebench r20 score is 9564. I am not overclocking. memory is nothing special, 3200 mhz. interesting that results would vary so much.

Blake E Gundry

In single core performance I got my i5 9600k OC @5.1ghz at 1.35v to a 521 on cinebench, which is somehow better than all of these.

Bruh moment

how comes the ryzen is stronger in singlecore and multicore but still can maages to win again the i7 7700k in gaming?

Alex Glawion

Hey Bruh,
Cinebench is a Benchmark that is often referred to as a benchmark that AMD CPUs perform well in. So always take a look at many different benchmarks to find the true performance of a cpu. Unless of course you want to render in cinema 4d, then cinebench is the best benchmark for you! 🙂


wade epperson

I just base the performance on the game. I can bench all day overclock and bench some more, but games usually show the true picture in the end and the actual work flow you’re doing. the multithreading on the ryzen is better, but multithreading also has its limits in some applications still, where sometimes just raw clock speeds help more.


But Ryzen IS faster than Kaby Lake (Intel 7th Gen) at modern 1080p gaming…. A LOT has changed with how games are made since early 2017 when Kaby Lake & 1st gen Ryzen launched & the former was absolutely beating the living heck out of the latter in gaming despite having 1/2 as many cores.

Fast forward just 3 years to today, and the 6-core/12-thread Ryzen 5 1600 is absolutely EVISCERATING the 4-core/4-thread i5-7600K in modern titles when the opposite was true when they launched (just 4x CPU threads simply isn’t enough for the latest games anymore). And the same mostly applies to the 8c/16t R7 1800X (or OC’d 1700/X) vs the 4c/8t i7-7700K. And modern, 3rd Gen Ryzen straight up ANNIHILATES the 7700K from orbit. Hardware Unboxed compared Ryzen 1000 & Kaby Lake in modern gaming in some recent videos if you want to check for yourself. Games/game engines are FAR more multi-threaded now, & next-gen API’s with ground-up multi-threading support like DirectX 12 & Vulkan are only getting more & more common.

TL;DR – It’s because quad-cores weren’t quiiiiiite dead yet in 2017 when both Ryzen & the Intel 7th Gen were launched. But with modern games/engines they’re pretty freaking dead now; with those with SMT/”Hyper-Threading” like the i7-7700K just barely hanging on & those without like the i5-7600K having absolutely MISERABLE performance & consistency. Anyone who bought a Ryzen 1000 instead of a Kaby Lake CPU for gaming, just bc they were told it would age much better in the long run got the last laugh. Especially the “got a R5 1600 instead of an i5-7600K” crowd.


Dude , I currently Use a Ryzen processor R7 2700 non x. So Im a fan . But Intel is better for gaming ..I score 91% gaming score on Userbenchmark with this system in between refreshes I have the #1 R7 2700 on userbenchmark… and for basically any site …On Air /Aio Im either #1 or have been at various points. So Again..Im a fan.

I get 446 Single core score without disabling SMT on CBr20 for instance. 488-490 on CPUZ singleT score depending what version ya run. But even in Battlefield 5 which tends to favor threads and Amd on a lot of charts…My Wifes I5 4790k (devils canyon) is within 10 frames of me lol …thats with DDr3 ram on her setup but give her my 3dcard.

But something the INTEL Fan boys won’t admit is inspite of youtube and anything you read… in games ppl play even the more cpu intensive games like bf5 , yer talking an entire 10-15 frames between my cheap 2 year old Ryzen processor and a current 500 dollar Intel processor. at 1080p..OOOOOOOOO so much wow !! Lets not feed into the same BS as them Ryzen is a great value and ALOT of fun to tinker with but Intel makes fantastic processors as well.

Btw , lets say You OC the ever loving crap out of the 10900k (i would) now rut roh 20 frames / sec better than What im getting at 1080p. Maybe its worth it if you run 165-24x Hz monitor ..(most ppl dont)
Mind ya … I could just not play at Ultra and hit 165 fps in BF5 right now anyway and thats with a 2060super. Intel is better but its subjective weather or not you will get any use out of the increased framerate , esp if you play at higher resolutions.


3900X FCLK 1900 Memory 3600 16-16-16-36 CPU 4300 ALL CORE, CB SCORE =7735

James Bond

Hi there!
8750H with 1x8GB ddr4 ram @2666MHz
425 pts @single_core
2695 pts @multi_core
photo proof:

NOTE: I increased the TDP limits of my cpu with ThrottleStop so that it was not throttled due to power usage. Also the cooling of my laptop is sufficient to maintain the elevated power draw which allowed my cpu to hit 3.9GHz all cores and 4.1GHz single core frequency under load.