Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Ryzen 5 2600

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X


AMD Ryzen 5 2600

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Release Date August 2018 April 2018
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TDP 180 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Ryzen 5
Core Name - Pinnacle Ridge
Socket TR4 AM4
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 16 6
CPU Threads 32 12
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 3400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz 3900MHz
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 12 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB 64GB
Cache L3 8.00MB 16.00MB
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."

"AMD Ryzen 5 2600 delivers excellent performance when it comes to games and productivity applications. It is also a great choice if you are building your own PC in a compact case since it has a 65W TDP. The Ryzen 5 2600 is more than just a quality gaming CPU; with its multi-threaded chops, it also has a good value chip."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Ryzen 5 2600. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X:

  • Much better average performance, around 34%.
  • 10 more cores.
  • 20 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+500MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600:

  • 82% cheaper, you can save $679.59.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 64% lower thermal design power.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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