Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX


AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

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Release Date August 2018 August 2017
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TDP 250 Watts 180 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Ryzen Threadripper
Core Name - Summit Ridge
Socket TR4 TR4
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 32 16
CPU Threads 64 32
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 4000MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB 1TB
Cache L3 8.00MB 32.00MB
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 Ryzen Threadripper 1950X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • Slightly better average performance, around 20%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 12 months later.
  • 16 more cores.
  • 32 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+200MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X:

  • 70% cheaper, you can save $1,127.52.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 28% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+400MHz).
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