Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

Intel Pentium Gold G5500

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Price
$99.18
$1,699.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand Intel AMD
Model BX80684G5500 YD299XAZAFWOF
Release Date April 2018 August 2018
Performance
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84th
1st
Effective Value
12th
115th
TDP 54 Watts 250 Watts
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Series Pentium Gold Ryzen Threadripper
Core Name Coffee Lake -
Socket LGA1151 TR4
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 2 32
CPU Threads 4 64
CPU Clock Rate 3800MHz 3000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 4200MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 12 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 1TB
Cache L3 4.00MB 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: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Pentium Gold G5500:

  • 94% cheaper, you can save $1,600.81.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Around 78% lower TDP.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+800MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • Around 52% better average performance.
  • 30 more cores.
  • 60 more threads.
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