Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Ryzen 5 1500X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X


Ryzen 5 1500X

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Pangoly Score - 87
Release Date August 2018 April 2017
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TDP 180 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Ryzen 5
Core Name - Summit Ridge
Socket TR4 AM4
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 16 4
CPU Threads 32 8
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz 3700MHz
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
Cache L3 8.00MB 8.00MB
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."

"The new AMD RYZEN CPU series has proven to be a huge breakthrough for AMD and is the first time in a long while that they have been able to put up a good hard fight with what Intel has to offer. In our tests, the RYZEN 1500X really proved just how..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Ryzen 5 1500X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X:

  • Hugely better average performance, around 60%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 16 months later.
  • 12 more cores.
  • 24 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+700MHz).

Reasons to pick the Ryzen 5 1500X:

  • 84% cheaper, you can save $668.66.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 64% lower thermal design power.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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