Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Xeon E5-2697 v3

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X


Intel Xeon E5-2697 v3

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Brand AMD Intel
Model YD295XA8AFWOF CM8064401807100
Release Date August 2018 -
Effective Value
TDP 180 Watts 145 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper -
Core Name - -
Socket TR4 LGA2011-3
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 16 14
CPU Threads 32 28
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 2600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz 3600MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
Cache L3 8.00MB 35.00MB
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."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Xeon E5-2697 v3. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X:

  • 58% cheaper, you can save $1,098.19.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+900MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+800MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Xeon E5-2697 v3:

  • Around 19% lower thermal design power.
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