Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i5-7500

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

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$799.99
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$199.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 91
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD295XA8AFWOF BX80677I57500
Release Date August 2018 January 2017
Performance
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10th
68th
Effective Value
99th
46th
TDP 180 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i5 7th Gen
Core Name - Kaby Lake
Socket TR4 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 16 4
CPU Threads 32 4
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 3400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz 3800MHz
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB 64GB
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 Core i5 7500 in our opinion is the most game-centric Intel processor. Yes, it suffers in a few applications, can't match up to higher priced CPUs and lacks more than 4 threads but in games none of this matters as it gives you the exact same..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i5-7500. 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 54%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 20 months later.
  • 12 more cores.
  • 28 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+600MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-7500:

  • 75% cheaper, you can save $600.00.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 64% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 630).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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