Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX


AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

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Release Date August 2018 August 2018
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TDP 250 Watts 180 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Ryzen Threadripper
Core Name - -
Socket TR4 TR4
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 32 16
CPU Threads 64 32
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 4400MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 12 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB 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..."

"Ryzen Threadripper 2950X builds on all of the goodness offered by AMD's first-gen Ryzen Threadripper processors, addressing some of our concerns in the process. If you're looking to upgrade from an older CPU to an all-around crowd pleaser, Threadripper 2950X does not disappoint."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Ryzen Threadripper 2950X. 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 11%.
  • 16 more cores.
  • 32 more threads.

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X:

  • 51% cheaper, you can save $817.12.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 28% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
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