Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Ryzen 5 1500X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

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Ryzen 5 1500X

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Price
$1,719.99
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$144.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 87
Brand AMD AMD
Model YD299XAZAFWOF YD150XBBAEBOX
Release Date August 2018 April 2017
Performance
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1st
63rd
Effective Value
116th
20th
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 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 3700MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB -
Cache L3 8.00MB 8.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"The new AMD RYZEN CPU series has proven to be a huge breakthrough for AMD and is the first time in a long while that they have been able to put up a good hard fight with what Intel has to offer. In our tests, the RYZEN 1500X really proved just how..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs Ryzen 5 1500X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • Around 45% better average performance.
  • Newer Product, it was realeased around 16 months later.
  • 28 more cores.
  • 56 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+500MHz).

Reasons to pick the Ryzen 5 1500X:

  • 92% cheaper, you can save $1,575.00.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Around 74% lower TDP.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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