Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Phenom II X6 1055T

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX


AMD Phenom II X6 1055T

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Release Date August 2018 -
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TDP 250 Watts 125 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper -
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Socket TR4 AM3
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 32 6
CPU Threads 64 6
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 2800MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 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..."

"When is a six-core PC processor not a six-core PC processor? When it's AMD's new FX 6100 Black Edition.Long before AMD released its fancy new FX chips, we had a feeling a fisticuffs was brewing over the definition of what constitutes a processor core...."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Phenom II X6 1055T. 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  • AMD Phenom II X6 1055T is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Monstrously better average performance, around 210%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • 26 more cores.
  • 58 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Phenom II X6 1055T:

  • Around 50% lower thermal design power.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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