Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Xeon E5-2687W v4

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

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$878.68
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$2,196.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand AMD Intel
Model YD295XA8AFWOF BX80660E52687V4
Release Date August 2018 -
Performance
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10th
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Effective Value
94th
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TDP 180 Watts 160 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Intel Xeon E5 Family
Core Name - Broadwell-EP
Socket TR4 LGA2011-3
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 16 12
CPU Threads 32 24
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 3000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz 3500MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB 1.5TB
Cache L3 8.00MB 30.00MB
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."

"In a lot of ways the results are exactly what you'd expect. When we're testing things that rely heavily on a lot of threads, the Xeon pairing romp to the lead and don't ever give it up. Naturally the E5-2687Ws with their vastly higher clock speed and..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Xeon E5-2687W v4. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X:

  • 60% cheaper, you can save $1,318.31.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+900MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Xeon E5-2687W v4:

  • Around 11% lower thermal design power.
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