Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i5-8600K

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

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$869.99
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Brand AMD Intel
Model YD295XA8AFWOF BX80684I58600K
Release Date August 2018 October 2017
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Effective Value
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TDP 180 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i5 8th Gen
Core Name - Coffee Lake
Socket TR4 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics No Intel UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 16 6
CPU Threads 32 6
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz 4300MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB 64GB
Cache L3 8.00MB 9.00MB
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 i5-8600 retails for $229 or €210 at our friends at Caseking. Practically same performance as i5-8600K Higher single-threaded performance than competition 6 cores, large multi-threaded gains over the previous generation Integrated..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i5-8600K. 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 16%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 11 months later.
  • 10 more cores.
  • 26 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+100MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-8600K:

  • 70% cheaper, you can save $610.10.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 47% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
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