AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
AMD Socket SP3r2DESKTOP
3100 MHz / Cores: 16 / Aug 2018
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 6 / Mar 2018
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    164%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    100%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    228%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 128% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

None

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4A
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AES
AVX
AVX2
BMI1
BMI2
SHA
F16C
FMA3
AMD64
EVP
AMD-V
SMAP
SMEP
SMT
Precision Boost 2
XFR 2
3DNow!
CnQ
NX bit
XFR

Architecture

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
ArchitectureAMD_Zen_PlusvsAMD_Zen_Plus
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZenvsZen
Release DateAug 2018vsMar 2018

Cores

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Cores16vs6
Threads32vs12
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
L1 Cache96 KB (per core)vs96 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache32768 KBvs16384 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
SocketAMD Socket SP3r2vsAMD Socket AM4
Max Case Tempunknownvsunknown
PackageFCLGA-4094vsuPGA
Die Size213mm²vs192mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Cpu Frequency3100 MHzvs3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3700 MHzvs4250 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltagevariablevsunknown
TDP125 Wvs95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    4070 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    4675 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    66563 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    28987 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    3210
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    1403

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
    175
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    176

points - higher is better