Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i7-9700K

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

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$869.99
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Brand AMD Intel
Model YD295XA8AFWOF BX80684I79700K
Release Date August 2018 October 2018
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Effective Value
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TDP 180 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i7 9th Gen
Core Name - Coffee Lake
Socket TR4 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics No Intel UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 16 8
CPU Threads 32 8
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz 4900MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB 64GB
Cache L3 8.00MB 1.50MB
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."

"For the enthusiasts among us who have some breathing room in their budgets, Core i7-9700K is a much smarter choice for gaming than the pricey Core i9-9900K. It serves up similar performance at a significantly lower price. It's no slouch in heavier..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i7-9700K. 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 3%.
  • 8 more cores.
  • 24 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-9700K:

  • 52% cheaper, you can save $451.10.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 47% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
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