Compare Processors: Intel i7-8086K vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

Intel i7-8086K

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Price
$511.70
$869.99
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Brand Intel AMD
Model BX80684I78086K YD295XA8AFWOF
Release Date August 2018 August 2018
Performance
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14th
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Effective Value
57th
93rd
TDP 95 Watts 180 Watts
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Series Core i7 8th Gen Ryzen Threadripper
Core Name Coffee Lake -
Socket LGA1151 TR4
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 6 16
CPU Threads 12 32
CPU Clock Rate 4000MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz 4400MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 12 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 1TB
Cache L3 12.00MB 8.00MB
Critic Reviews

"If you pick up an Intel Core i7-8086K expecting it to be the fastest Coffee Lake processor ever out of the box, you'll be sorely disappointed. This limited-edition processor performs no better than an Intel Core i7-8700K, so you're better off saving the..."

"Ryzen Threadripper 2950X builds on all of the goodness offered by AMD's first-gen Ryzen Threadripper processors, addressing some of our concerns in the process. If you're looking to upgrade from an older CPU to an all-around crowd pleaser, Threadripper 2950X does not disappoint."

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Compare Processors: Intel i7-8086K vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel i7-8086K:

  • 41% cheaper, you can save $358.29.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 47% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+600MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X:

  • Slightly better average performance, around 4%.
  • 10 more cores.
  • 20 more threads.
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