Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i7-4790K

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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Intel Core i7-4790K

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Price
$1,719.99
Prime Eligible Item
$429.00
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 96
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD299XAZAFWOF BX80646I74790K
Release Date August 2018 June 2014
Performance
(Charts)
1st
41st
Effective Value
116th
95th
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
  • Intel's first 4-core, 4GHz CPU
Cons -
  • Same overclocking variability as Haswell family
Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i7 4th Gen
Core Name - Devil's Canyon
Socket TR4 LGA1150
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics 4600
CPU Cores 32 4
CPU Threads 64 8
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 4000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 4400MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
Cache L3 8.00MB 8.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"Intel's Haswell refresh line has drawn a lot of conspicuous looks from those who supported the initial Haswell offering (with the i7-4770K taking the helm). Stating the disbelievers on point, there just can't be much of a difference between Haswell a ..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i7-4790K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • Around 36% better average performance.
  • Newer Product, it was realeased around 4 years later.
  • 28 more cores.
  • 56 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-4790K:

  • 75% cheaper, you can save $1,290.99.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Around 65% lower TDP.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 4600).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+1000MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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