Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i7-7820X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

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Price
$869.99
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$849.99
Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand AMD Intel
Model YD295XA8AFWOF BX80673I77820X
Release Date August 2018 June 2017
Performance
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Effective Value
95th
105th
TDP 180 Watts 140 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i7 X-Series
Core Name - Skylake X
Socket TR4 LGA2066
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 16 8
CPU Threads 32 16
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz 4500MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB 128GB
Cache L3 8.00MB 11.00MB
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 LGA2066 platform brought new generations of CPUs, ranging from 4 to 18 cores. Today I've tested the Skylake-X 8-core SKU- i7-7820X – and Kabylake-X flagship – i7-7740X (4-core).The CPUs are good, especially in overclocking where 5GHz is not a..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i7-7820X. 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 10%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 14 months later.
  • 8 more cores.
  • 16 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-7820X:

  • 2% cheaper, you can save $20.00.
  • Around 22% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
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