Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X


AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

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Release Date August 2018 August 2017
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TDP 180 Watts 180 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Ryzen Threadripper
Core Name - Summit Ridge
Socket TR4 TR4
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 16 16
CPU Threads 32 32
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 3400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz 4000MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB 1TB
Cache L3 8.00MB 32.00MB
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 Ryzen Threadripper 1950X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X:

  • Slightly better average performance, around 8%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 12 months later.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+400MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X:

  • 38% cheaper, you can save $310.04.
  • Slightly better effective value.
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