Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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Price
$199.99
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$1,729.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD AMD
Model YD260XBCAFBOX YD299XAZAFWOF
Release Date April 2018 August 2018
Performance
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37th
1st
Effective Value
12th
123rd
TDP 95 Watts 250 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 Ryzen Threadripper
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge -
Socket AM4 TR4
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 6 32
CPU Threads 12 64
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 4200MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes No
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 12 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 1TB
Cache L3 16.00MB 8.00MB
Critic Reviews

"Gaming optimisations are still an issue, but computational power is unquestionable and system value is..."

"Who really needs 32 cores? The answer is fairly limited, but the perspective that AMD offers is that the new Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX is quite a bit less expensive than Intel's current (though dated) flagship, the 18-core Core i9-7980XE, and handily..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • 88% cheaper, you can save $1,530.00.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 62% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+600MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • Much better average performance, around 43%.
  • 26 more cores.
  • 52 more threads.
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