Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs A6-6420K

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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AMD A6-6420K

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$1,613.04
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Pangoly Score - 78
Brand AMD AMD
Model YD299XAZAFWOF AD642KOKHLBOX
Release Date August 2018 March 2014
Performance
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1st
153rd
Effective Value
122nd
125th
TDP 250 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper A-Series APU
Core Name - Richland
Socket TR4 FM2
Integrated Graphics No Radeon HD 8000 Series
CPU Cores 32 2
CPU Threads 64 2
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 4000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 4200MHz
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 32 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
Cache L3 8.00MB 0.00MB
Critic Reviews

"Who really needs 32 cores? The answer is fairly limited, but the perspective that AMD offers is that the new Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX is quite a bit less expensive than Intel's current (though dated) flagship, the 18-core Core i9-7980XE, and handily..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs A6-6420K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • AMD A6-6420K is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Monstrously better average performance, around 340%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 5 years later.
  • 30 more cores.
  • 62 more threads.

Reasons to pick the AMD A6-6420K:

  • Around 74% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Radeon HD 8000 Series).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+1000MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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