Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Ryzen 7 1700X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

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Ryzen 7 1700X

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Price
$872.56
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$192.00
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Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 90
Brand AMD AMD
Model YD295XA8AFWOF YD170XBCAEWOF
Release Date August 2018 March 2017
Performance
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10th
45th
Effective Value
95th
15th
TDP 180 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Ryzen 7
Core Name - Summit Ridge
Socket TR4 AM4
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 16 8
CPU Threads 32 16
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz 3400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz 3800MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
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."

"AMD's Ryzen 7 "middle chip" trails close behind AMD's pricier flagship CPU, and competes well with costlier Core i7s in tasks that like lots of cores. But for now, it shares the same 1080p gaming issues as its silicon siblings. Read..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Ryzen 7 1700X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X:

  • Much better average performance, around 33%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 18 months later.
  • 8 more cores.
  • 16 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+600MHz).

Reasons to pick the Ryzen 7 1700X:

  • 78% cheaper, you can save $680.56.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 47% lower thermal design power.
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