Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i9-7940X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X


Intel Core i9-7940X

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Brand AMD Intel
Model YD295XA8AFWOF BX80673I97940X
Release Date August 2018 September 2017
Effective Value
TDP 180 Watts 165 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i9 X-Series
Core Name - Skylake X
Socket TR4 LGA2066
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 16 14
CPU Threads 32 28
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 3100MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz 4400MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB 128GB
Cache L3 8.00MB 19.25MB
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."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i9-7940X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X:

  • 37% cheaper, you can save $462.01.
  • Slightly better average performance, around 1%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 11 months later.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+400MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-7940X:

  • Around 8% lower thermal design power.
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