Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i5-7600K

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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Price
$1,617.11
Prime Eligible Item
$274.99
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 92
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD299XAZAFWOF BX80677I57600K
Release Date August 2018 January 2017
Performance
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43rd
Effective Value
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41st
TDP 250 Watts 91 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i5 7th Gen
Core Name - Kaby Lake
Socket TR4 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 32 4
CPU Threads 64 4
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3800MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 4200MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
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 Core i5 7600K preview The Kaby Lake Quad-Core processor testedToday we take a first look at Intel Kaby lake processors in the form of a Core i5 7600K processor. A processor that has been fabbed on the 14nm node, a spin-of from SkyLake. The Core i5..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i5-7600K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • Much better average performance, around 46%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 19 months later.
  • 28 more cores.
  • 60 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-7600K:

  • 83% cheaper, you can save $1,342.12.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 64% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+800MHz).
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