Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Pentium G840

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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Intel Pentium G840

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Price
$1,699.99
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Brand AMD Intel
Model YD299XAZAFWOF BX80623G840
Release Date August 2018 -
Performance
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1st
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Effective Value
116th
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TDP 250 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper -
Core Name - -
Socket TR4 LGA1155
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics
CPU Cores 32 2
CPU Threads 64 2
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 2800MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz -
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 32 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
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 G840. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • Intel Pentium G840 is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • 30 more cores.
  • 62 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Pentium G840:

  • Around 74% lower TDP.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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