Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i7-2700K

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

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Price
$869.99
Prime Eligible Item
$298.50
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD295XA8AFWOF BX80623I72700K
Release Date August 2018 -
Performance
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10th
85th
Effective Value
95th
97th
TDP 180 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i7 2nd Gen
Core Name - Sandy Bridge
Socket TR4 LGA1155
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics 3000
CPU Cores 16 4
CPU Threads 32 8
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 32 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
Cache L3 8.00MB 8.00MB
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 vanilla Sandy Bridge lineup has a new chip in the Intel Core i7 2700K . As well as populating a new socket with the Sandy Bridge E Intel Core i7 3960X, it has seen fit to give us another brilliant processor, but what makes it different to the..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i7-2700K. 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 72%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • 12 more cores.
  • 24 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-2700K:

  • 66% cheaper, you can save $571.49.
  • Around 47% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 3000).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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