Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs A8-6600k

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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AMD A8-6600k

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Price
$1,699.99
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Availability In Stock -
Pangoly Score - 79
Brand AMD AMD
Model YD299XAZAFWOF AD660KWOHLBOX
Release Date August 2018 June 2013
Performance
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Effective Value
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TDP 250 Watts 100 Watts
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Pros -
  • Competitive pricing
  • GPU performances
  • Overclock capabilities
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  • CPU performances compared to Intel's chip
Series Ryzen Threadripper -
Core Name - -
Socket TR4 FM2
Integrated Graphics No Radeon HD 8570D
CPU Cores 32 4
CPU Threads 64 4
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3900MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz -
CPU Cooler included
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 A8-6600k. 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  • AMD A8-6600k is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Around 65% better average performance.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 5 years later.
  • 28 more cores.
  • 60 more threads.

Reasons to pick the AMD A8-6600k:

  • Better Effective Value.
  • Around 60% lower TDP.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Radeon HD 8570D).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+900MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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