Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Ryzen 5 1400

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX


Ryzen 5 1400

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Pangoly Score - 86
Release Date August 2018 April 2017
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TDP 250 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Ryzen Threadripper Ryzen 5
Core Name - Summit Ridge
Socket TR4 AM4
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 32 4
CPU Threads 64 8
CPU Clock Rate 3000MHz 3200MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 3400MHz
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
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..."

"If you are building a new system for someone that is not gaming at all and just surfing, consuming media, and mailing, the 4-Core/8-Thread Ryzen 5 1400 is extremely compelling at $170."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Ryzen 5 1400. 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 100%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 16 months later.
  • 28 more cores.
  • 56 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+800MHz).

Reasons to pick the Ryzen 5 1400:

  • 92% cheaper, you can save $1,479.06.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 74% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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