Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i5-7640X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

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Intel Core i5-7640X

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Price
$872.56
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$319.48
Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand AMD Intel
Model YD295XA8AFWOF BX80677I57640X
Release Date August 2018 June 2017
Performance
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34th
Effective Value
97th
52nd
TDP 180 Watts 112 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i5 X-Series
Core Name - Kaby Lake X
Socket TR4 LGA2066
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 16 4
CPU Threads 32 4
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 4000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz 4200MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
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 Intel Core i5-7640X retails for $249. Good single-threaded performance Great overclocking potential Unlocked multiplier Platform updated to include latest features Multi-threaded performance unworthy of HEDT tag Lacks HyperThreading, only 6 MB..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i5-7640X. 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 24%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 14 months later.
  • 12 more cores.
  • 28 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+200MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-7640X:

  • 63% cheaper, you can save $553.08.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 38% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
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