Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Xeon E3-1230

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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Intel Xeon E3-1230

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$1,699.99
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$259.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand AMD Intel
Model YD299XAZAFWOF BX80677E31230V6
Release Date August 2018 -
Performance
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Effective Value
117th
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TDP 250 Watts 72 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Intel Xeon E3 Family
Core Name - Kaby Lake
Socket TR4 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 32 4
CPU Threads 64 8
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 3900MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB 64GB
Cache L3 8.00MB 8.00MB
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 Xeon E3-1230. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • 28 more cores.
  • 56 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+300MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Xeon E3-1230:

  • 85% cheaper, you can save $1,440.00.
  • Around 71% lower TDP.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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