Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i7-7820X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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Price
$1,609.99
Prime Eligible Item
$656.52
Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand AMD Intel
Model YD299XAZAFWOF BX80673I77820X
Release Date August 2018 June 2017
Performance
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Effective Value
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TDP 250 Watts 140 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i7 X-Series
Core Name - Skylake X
Socket TR4 LGA2066
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 32 8
CPU Threads 64 16
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 4500MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB 128GB
Cache L3 8.00MB 11.00MB
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 LGA2066 platform brought new generations of CPUs, ranging from 4 to 18 cores. Today I've tested the Skylake-X 8-core SKU- i7-7820X – and Kabylake-X flagship – i7-7740X (4-core).The CPUs are good, especially in overclocking where 5GHz is not a..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i7-7820X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • Slightly better average performance, around 25%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 13 months later.
  • 24 more cores.
  • 48 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-7820X:

  • 59% cheaper, you can save $953.47.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 44% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+600MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+300MHz).
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