Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i7-4930K

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX


Intel Core i7-4930K

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Brand AMD Intel
Model YD299XAZAFWOF BX80633I74930K
Release Date August 2018 August 2013
Effective Value
TDP 250 Watts 130 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i7 4th Gen
Core Name - Ivy Bridge-E
Socket TR4 LGA2011
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 32 6
CPU Threads 64 12
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 3900MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
Cache L3 8.00MB 12.00MB
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..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i7-4930K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • Intel Core i7-4930K is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Hugely better average performance, around 61%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 5 years later.
  • 26 more cores.
  • 52 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+300MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-4930K:

  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 48% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+400MHz).
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