Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs A8-5600K

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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AMD A8-5600K

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Price
$1,719.99
Prime Eligible Item
$169.95
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 77
Brand AMD AMD
Model YD299XAZAFWOF AD560KWOHJBOX
Release Date August 2018 September 2012
Performance
(Charts)
1st
124th
Effective Value
115th
109th
TDP 250 Watts 100 Watts
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Pros -
  • Competitive pricing
  • GPU performances
  • Overclock capabilities
Cons -
  • Low CPU performances compared to Intel's chip
Series Ryzen Threadripper -
Core Name - -
Socket TR4 FM2
Integrated Graphics No Radeon HD 7560D
CPU Cores 32 4
CPU Threads 64 4
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz -
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 32 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
Cache L3 8.00MB 0.00MB
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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs A8-5600K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • Around 66% better average performance.
  • Newer Product, it was realeased around 6 years later.
  • 28 more cores.
  • 60 more threads.

Reasons to pick the AMD A8-5600K:

  • 90% cheaper, you can save $1,550.04.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Around 60% lower TDP.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Radeon HD 7560D).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+600MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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