Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Athlon X4 860K

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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AMD Athlon X4 860K

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Price
$1,729.99
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$210.00
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD AMD
Model YD299XAZAFWOF AD860KXBJASBX
Release Date August 2018 -
Performance
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129th
Effective Value
124th
123rd
TDP 250 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Athlon X4
Core Name - Kaveri
Socket TR4 FM2+
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 32 4
CPU Threads 64 4
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3700MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 4000MHz
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 28 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..."

"SummaryEven with the less than optimal cooler taken into account this processor is easily the best value AMD processor we have reviewed to date. What an incredible value!Closing StatementFor budget constrained consumers who are not interested in APU /..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Athlon X4 860K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • Monstrously better average performance, around 187%.
  • 28 more cores.
  • 60 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+200MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Athlon X4 860K:

  • 88% cheaper, you can save $1,519.99.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 62% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+700MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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