Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i5-3470

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

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Intel Core i5-3470

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Price
$829.58
Prime Eligible Item
$133.00
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD295XA8AFWOF BX80637I53470
Release Date August 2018 June 2012
Performance
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90th
Effective Value
95th
29th
TDP 180 Watts 77 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i5 3rd Gen
Core Name - Ivy Bridge
Socket TR4 LGA1155
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics 2500
CPU Cores 16 4
CPU Threads 32 4
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 3200MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
Cache L3 8.00MB 6.00MB
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."

"The big news about the first Ivy Bridge processors was the improved graphics, but with this second tier iGPU, can the Core i5 3470 match the pace of its technological compatriots? With the i5 tag, it's a non-Hyperthreaded chip of the straight quad-core..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i5-3470. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X:

  • Hugely better average performance, around 75%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 years later.
  • 12 more cores.
  • 28 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+300MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-3470:

  • 84% cheaper, you can save $696.58.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 57% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 2500).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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