Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i9-7980XE

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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Intel Core i9-7980XE

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Price
$199.99
Prime Eligible Item
$2,049.99
Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand AMD Intel
Model YD260XBCAFBOX BX80673I97980X
Release Date April 2018 September 2017
Performance
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28th
4th
Effective Value
10th
127th
TDP 95 Watts 165 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 Core i9 X-Series Extreme Edition
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge Skylake X
Socket AM4 LGA2066
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 6 18
CPU Threads 12 36
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 2600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 4400MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 128GB
Cache L3 16.00MB 24.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"Ultimately, the Core i9-7980XE will be useful to professionals whose cash might be well spent on a CPU of this calibre to cut processing times and save money, or for those that simply must have the best and are willing to pay the premium. The fact th ..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i9-7980XE. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • 90% cheaper, you can save $1,850.00.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 months later.
  • Around 42% lower TDP.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+1000MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-7980XE:

  • Around 23% better average performance.
  • 12 more cores.
  • 24 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
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