Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i3-8100

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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Price
$1,617.11
Prime Eligible Item
$144.95
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD299XAZAFWOF BX80684I38100
Release Date August 2018 October 2017
Performance
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64th
Effective Value
121st
12th
TDP 250 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i3 8th Gen
Core Name - Coffee Lake
Socket TR4 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics No Intel UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 32 4
CPU Threads 64 4
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB 64GB
Cache L3 8.00MB 6.00MB
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..."

"Intel's Core i3-8100 offers four physical cores for a mere ~$120, which is a tremendous value compared to the previous generation Intel models. We'll be even more impressed when reasonably priced B350 motherboards come to market."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i3-8100. 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 71%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 10 months later.
  • 28 more cores.
  • 60 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i3-8100:

  • 91% cheaper, you can save $1,472.16.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 74% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+600MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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