Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Intel Xeon E5-2697 v3

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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Intel Xeon E5-2697 v3

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Price
$1,699.99
Prime Eligible Item
$1,899.13
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD299XAZAFWOF CM8064401807100
Release Date August 2018 -
Performance
(Charts)
1st
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Effective Value
116th
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TDP 250 Watts 145 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper -
Core Name - -
Socket TR4 LGA2011-3
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 32 14
CPU Threads 64 28
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 2600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 3600MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
Cache L3 8.00MB 35.00MB
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 E5-2697 v3. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • 10% cheaper, you can save $199.14.
  • 18 more cores.
  • 36 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+400MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+600MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Xeon E5-2697 v3:

  • Around 42% lower TDP.
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