Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Pentium G4600

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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Intel Pentium G4600

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Price
$1,699.99
Prime Eligible Item
$229.95
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD299XAZAFWOF BX80677G4600
Release Date August 2018 March 2018
Performance
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104th
Effective Value
121st
99th
TDP 250 Watts 51 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Pentium
Core Name - Kaby Lake
Socket TR4 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 32 2
CPU Threads 64 4
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB 64GB
Cache L3 8.00MB 3.00MB
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 Pentium G4600. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • Monstrously better average performance, around 128%.
  • 30 more cores.
  • 60 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Pentium G4600:

  • 86% cheaper, you can save $1,470.04.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 80% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+600MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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