Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i5-6600 Skylake

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

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Price
$899.99
Prime Eligible Item
$309.50
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 92
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD295XA8AFWOF BX80662I56600
Release Date August 2018 September 2015
Performance
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55th
Effective Value -
79th
TDP 180 Watts 91 Watts
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Pros -
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
Cons -
  • Not much faster than Haswell
Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i5 6th Gen
Core Name - Skylake
Socket TR4 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics No HD Graphics 530
CPU Cores 16 4
CPU Threads 32 4
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 3300MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz 3900MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB 64GB
Cache L3 8.00MB 6.00MB
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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i5-6600 Skylake. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • 12 more cores.
  • 28 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+500MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-6600 Skylake:

  • 66% cheaper, you can save $590.49.
  • Around 49% lower TDP.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (HD Graphics 530).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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