Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i3-4160

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX


Intel Core i3-4160

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Availability In Stock -
Pangoly Score - 84
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD299XAZAFWOF BX80646I34160
Release Date August 2018 September 2014
Effective Value
TDP 250 Watts 54 Watts
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Pros -
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Generally faster than AMD Quad-Core CPUs
Cons - -
Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i3 4th Gen
Core Name - Haswell
Socket TR4 LGA1150
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics 4400
CPU Cores 32 2
CPU Threads 64 4
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
Cache L3 8.00MB 3.00MB
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 Intel Core i3-4160. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • Intel Core i3-4160 is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Monstrously better average performance, around 136%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 4 years later.
  • 30 more cores.
  • 60 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i3-4160:

  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 78% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 4400).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+600MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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