Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel i5-2500K

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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Intel i5-2500K

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Price
$1,719.99
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$300.97
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Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD299XAZAFWOF BX80623I52500K
Release Date August 2018 -
Performance
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1st
66th
Effective Value
116th
91st
TDP 250 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Core i5 2nd Gen
Core Name - Sandy Bridge
Socket TR4 LGA1155
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics 3000
CPU Cores 32 4
CPU Threads 64 4
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3300MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz -
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 32 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
Cache L3 8.00MB 6.00MB
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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel i5-2500K. 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 45% better average performance.
  • 28 more cores.
  • 60 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel i5-2500K:

  • 83% cheaper, you can save $1,419.02.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Around 62% lower TDP.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 3000).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+300MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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