Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs FX-6300

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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AMD FX-6300

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Price
$1,699.99
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$59.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 79
Brand AMD AMD
Model YD299XAZAFWOF FD6300WMHKBOX
Release Date August 2018 October 2012
Performance
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Effective Value
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TDP 250 Watts 95 Watts
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Pros -
  • Good multi-threading performance
  • Decent overclocking ability
Cons -
  • Poor single-threaded performance
Series Ryzen Threadripper FX-6000 Series
Core Name - Vishera
Socket TR4 AM3+
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 32 6
CPU Threads 64 6
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz -
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 32 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
Cache L3 8.00MB 8.00MB
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 FX-6300. 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 65% better average performance.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 years later.
  • 26 more cores.
  • 58 more threads.

Reasons to pick the AMD FX-6300:

  • 96% cheaper, you can save $1,640.00.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Around 62% lower TDP.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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