AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X Review & Specs

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X (YD295XA8AFWOF)

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X (YD295XA8AFWOF)


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16 Cores and 32 Processing Threads, Updated with 2nd Gen Ryzen Technology Advancements
Incredible 4.4 GHz Max Boost Frequency, with a huge 40MB Cache
Unlocked, with automatic overclocking via the new Precision Boost Overdrive (PBO) feature
Quad-Channel DDR4 and 64 PCIe lanes, the most bandwidth and I/O you can get on Desktop Processor
180W TDP, CPU Cooler Not Included

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Specs Overview

Release Date August 2018

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Series Ryzen Threadripper
Socket sTR4
Integrated Graphics None
CPU Cores 16
CPU Threads 32
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4400MHz
TDP 180W
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 1TB
Cache L3 32MB

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Critic Reviews


May be the one of the cheaper ones in its range and does compete with Intel quite well if not better, and is highly suitable for streamers and content creators.

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A stunning high-end CPU for content creators that offers superb value for money, but make sure you pair it with fast memory for best results.


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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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