Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Athlon X4 950

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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AMD Athlon X4 950

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Price
$1,699.99
Prime Eligible Item
$66.85
Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand AMD AMD
Model YD299XAZAFWOF AD950XAGABBOX
Release Date August 2018 -
Performance
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1st
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Effective Value
117th
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TDP 250 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Athlon X4
Core Name - Bristol Ridge
Socket TR4 AM4
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 32 4
CPU Threads 64 4
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 3800MHz
CPU Cooler included
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 ..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Athlon X4 950. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • 28 more cores.
  • 60 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+400MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Athlon X4 950:

  • 96% cheaper, you can save $1,633.14.
  • Around 74% lower TDP.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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