Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Ryzen 3 1200

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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AMD Ryzen 3 1200

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Price
$1,729.99
Prime Eligible Item
$92.30
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD AMD
Model YD299XAZAFWOF YD1200BBAEBOX
Release Date August 2018 July 2017
Performance
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1st
80th
Effective Value
124th
2nd
TDP 250 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Ryzen 3
Core Name - Summit Ridge
Socket TR4 AM4
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 32 4
CPU Threads 64 4
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3100MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 3400MHz
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 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..."

"AMD has been most relevant in the budget market for the past several years. This is where it retreated to when it couldn't keep up with Intel's advances, and it actually did fairly well by cutting prices and repositioning its formerly-high-end products...."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Ryzen 3 1200. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • Hugely better average performance, around 91%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 12 months later.
  • 28 more cores.
  • 60 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+800MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 3 1200:

  • 95% cheaper, you can save $1,637.69.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 74% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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