Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i5-3470

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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Intel Core i5-3470

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Price
$1,729.99
Prime Eligible Item
$133.00
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD299XAZAFWOF BX80637I53470
Release Date August 2018 June 2012
Performance
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1st
87th
Effective Value
124th
39th
TDP 250 Watts 77 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i5 3rd Gen
Core Name - Ivy Bridge
Socket TR4 LGA1155
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics 2500
CPU Cores 32 4
CPU Threads 64 4
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3200MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
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..."

"The big news about the first Ivy Bridge processors was the improved graphics, but with this second tier iGPU, can the Core i5 3470 match the pace of its technological compatriots? With the i5 tag, it's a non-Hyperthreaded chip of the straight quad-core..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i5-3470. 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 97%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 years later.
  • 28 more cores.
  • 60 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-3470:

  • 92% cheaper, you can save $1,596.99.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 69% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 2500).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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