Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Ryzen 7 2700

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX


AMD Ryzen 7 2700

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Release Date August 2018 April 2018
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TDP 250 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Ryzen 7
Core Name - Pinnacle Ridge
Socket TR4 AM4
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 32 8
CPU Threads 64 16
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3200MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 4100MHz
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 12 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB 64GB
Cache L3 8.00MB 16.00MB
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..."

"It’s the same old story. AMD’s latest chips are great value for certain tasks but less so for others. You get masses of multi-thread performance, but single-thread and gaming performance trails Intel’s rival processors a little."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Ryzen 7 2700. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • Much better average performance, around 49%.
  • 24 more cores.
  • 48 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+100MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 7 2700:

  • 87% cheaper, you can save $1,407.12.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 74% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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