Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i7-6850K

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX


Intel Core i7-6850K

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Brand AMD Intel
Model YD299XAZAFWOF BX80671I76850K
Release Date August 2018 July 2017
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TDP 250 Watts 140 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i7 6th Gen
Core Name - Broadwell-E
Socket TR4 LGA2011-3
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 32 6
CPU Threads 64 12
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 3800MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
Cache L3 8.00MB 15.00MB
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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i7-6850K. 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 29% better average performance.
  • Newer Product, it was realeased around 13 months later.
  • 26 more cores.
  • 52 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+400MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-6850K:

  • 59% cheaper, you can save $1,013.99.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Around 44% lower TDP.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+600MHz).
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