Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i7-4790K

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

Compare

Intel Core i7-4790K

Compare
Price
$869.99
Prime Eligible Item
$569.95
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 96
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD295XA8AFWOF BX80646I74790K
Release Date August 2018 June 2014
Performance
(Charts)
10th
51st
Effective Value
93rd
112th
TDP 180 Watts 88 Watts
Price history
View Details ►

View Details ►
Suggested PC builds
-
-
Pros -
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
  • Lower operating temperatures compared to Haswell family
  • Intel's first 4-core, 4GHz CPU
Cons -
  • Same overclocking variability as Haswell family
Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i7 4th Gen
Core Name - Devil's Canyon
Socket TR4 LGA1150
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics 4600
CPU Cores 16 4
CPU Threads 32 8
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 4000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz 4400MHz
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 22 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."

"Intel's Haswell refresh line has drawn a lot of conspicuous looks from those who supported the initial Haswell offering (with the i7-4770K taking the helm). Stating the disbelievers on point, there just can't be much of a difference between Haswell and..."

Options - -
Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i7-4790K. 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 39%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 4 years later.
  • 12 more cores.
  • 24 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-4790K:

  • 34% cheaper, you can save $300.04.
  • Around 51% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 4600).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
Found an incorrect information on this page? Contact us and we will fix it as soon as possible.

Popular comparisons

My comparisons

    Spotlight

    $180
    View all PC parts deals ►