Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i9-7900x Tray

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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$1,609.99
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$939.00
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Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD299XAZAFWOF CD8067303286804
Release Date August 2018 -
Performance
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1st
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Effective Value
121st
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TDP 250 Watts 140 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper -
Core Name - -
Socket TR4 LGA2066
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 32 10
CPU Threads 64 20
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3300MHz
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 13.75MB
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..."

"If you're looking for a new processor and require AVX-512 vectorisation support, do a lot of video/photo editing, content creating, streaming or you have £900/$1000 to blow on a 10-core processor you probably won't get a better overall CPU than the Core..."

by Play3r
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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Core i9-7900x Tray. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • 22 more cores.
  • 44 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-7900x Tray:

  • 42% cheaper, you can save $670.99.
  • Around 44% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+300MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+300MHz).
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