Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i5-4690K

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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Price
$1,617.11
Prime Eligible Item
$282.97
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 95
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD299XAZAFWOF BX80646I54690K
Release Date August 2018 June 2014
Performance
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1st
63rd
Effective Value
120th
68th
TDP 250 Watts 88 Watts
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Pros -
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
  • Lower operating temperatures compared to Haswell family
Cons -
  • Same overclocking variability as Haswell family
Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i5 4th Gen
Core Name - Devil's Canyon
Socket TR4 LGA1150
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics 4600
CPU Cores 32 4
CPU Threads 64 4
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 3900MHz
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 Core i5-4690K is the CPU you should be buying if you're an Intel Z87/Z97 system owner with a budget of between £150 and £190 and are up for a bit of overclocking. Given the cooler temperatures and faster speeds compared to its Haswell-based predecessors, there's little point opting for an older CPU although owners of Ivy Bridge CPUs ..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i5-4690K. 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 65%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 4 years later.
  • 28 more cores.
  • 60 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+300MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-4690K:

  • 83% cheaper, you can save $1,334.14.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 65% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 4600).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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