Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs A8-5600K

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

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AMD A8-5600K

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Price
$869.99
Prime Eligible Item
$219.30
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 77
Brand AMD AMD
Model YD295XA8AFWOF AD560KWOHJBOX
Release Date August 2018 September 2012
Performance
(Charts)
10th
134th
Effective Value
93rd
127th
TDP 180 Watts 100 Watts
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Pros -
  • Competitive pricing
  • GPU performances
  • Overclock capabilities
Cons -
  • Low CPU performances compared to Intel's chip
Series Ryzen Threadripper -
Core Name - -
Socket TR4 FM2
Integrated Graphics No Radeon HD 7560D
CPU Cores 16 4
CPU Threads 32 4
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 32 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
Cache L3 8.00MB 0.00MB
Critic Reviews

"Ryzen Threadripper 2950X builds on all of the goodness offered by AMD's first-gen Ryzen Threadripper processors, addressing some of our concerns in the process. If you're looking to upgrade from an older CPU to an all-around crowd pleaser, Threadripper 2950X does not disappoint."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs A8-5600K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X:

  • Monstrously better average performance, around 160%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 years later.
  • 12 more cores.
  • 28 more threads.

Reasons to pick the AMD A8-5600K:

  • 75% cheaper, you can save $650.69.
  • Around 44% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Radeon HD 7560D).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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